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The Resource The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar

The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar

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The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America
Title
The great railroad revolution
Title remainder
the history of trains in America
Statement of responsibility
Christian Wolmar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the railroad's impact on American society in the nineteenth century, from its ability to move goods and people great distances to its role in making the United States a world power
Writing style
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10146639
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wolmar, Christian
Dewey number
385.0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.W73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Transportation
Target audience
adult
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the history of trains in America
Label
The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-381) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The railroads win out -- A passionate affair -- The railroads take hold -- The battle lines -- Harnessing the elephant -- Railroads to everywhere -- Getting better all the time -- The end of the affair -- All kinds of train -- The roots of decline -- A narrow escape -- Renaissance without passengers
Control code
908200
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xxix, 397 pages
Isbn
9781610391795
Lccn
2012020987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781610391795
Label
The great railroad revolution : the history of trains in America, Christian Wolmar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-381) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The railroads win out -- A passionate affair -- The railroads take hold -- The battle lines -- Harnessing the elephant -- Railroads to everywhere -- Getting better all the time -- The end of the affair -- All kinds of train -- The roots of decline -- A narrow escape -- Renaissance without passengers
Control code
908200
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xxix, 397 pages
Isbn
9781610391795
Lccn
2012020987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781610391795

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