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By David Turnock

ISBN-10: 1859284507

ISBN-13: 9781859284506

even though greatly has been released at the financial, social and engineering historical past of nineteenth-century railways, the paintings of ancient geographers has been less conspicuous. This assessment by way of David Turnock is going a ways in the direction of restoring the stability. It info each vital point of the railway’s effect on spatial distribution of financial and social switch, supplying a whole account of the nineteenth-century geography of the British Isles noticeable within the context of the railway. The ebook studies and explains the form of the constructing railway community, starting with the pre-steam railways and connections among present street and water communications and the recent rail traces. the writer additionally discusses the influence of the railways at the styles of commercial, city and rural switch through the century. all through, the historic geography of eire is handled in equivalent aspect to that of significant Britain.

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