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The Resource Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar

Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar

Label
Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world
Title
Blood, iron, & gold
Title remainder
how the railroads transformed the world
Statement of responsibility
Christian Wolmar
Title variation
Blood, iron, and gold
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this beautifully illustrated book, renowned transportation journalist Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious pioneers who developed the railways that would dominate the globe
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolmar, Christian
Dewey number
385.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HE1021
LC item number
.W78 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Social change
Label
Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-359) 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 first railways -- Europe makes a start -- The British influence -- The American way -- Joining up Europe -- Crossing America-- -- --and other continents -- The invasion of the railway -- The railway revolution -- Getting better all the time -- Changing trains -- Decline but not fall -- Railway Renaissance
Control code
ocn428027373
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xix, 376 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781586488345
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world, Christian Wolmar
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-359) 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 first railways -- Europe makes a start -- The British influence -- The American way -- Joining up Europe -- Crossing America-- -- --and other continents -- The invasion of the railway -- The railway revolution -- Getting better all the time -- Changing trains -- Decline but not fall -- Railway Renaissance
Control code
ocn428027373
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xix, 376 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781586488345
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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