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Development of Transport in Modern England

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

  • British & Irish history,
  • Transport industries,
  • Transport planning & policy,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics / Economic History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsW. H. Chaloner (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages820
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7799489M
    ISBN 100714613266
    ISBN 109780714613260

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The Development of Transportation in Modern England. Published in In offering this work as a modest contribution to our knowledge of the economic development of England from the standpoint of transportation, the author must say, in the first place that he has endeavoured to adhere rigidly to the subject in hand, withour making deviations into collateral fieldsCited by:   Description.

Originally published inthis book forms part of a two-volume set on the history of transportation in modern England, taking the term 'modern' as meaning 'the period beginning with about the close of the fifteenth century and ending with approximately the middle of the nineteenth century'.

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