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The Development of Transportation in Modern England

2nd Edition

By William T. Jackman

Routledge

820 pages

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Published in 1962: 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 fields

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Roads and Road Legislation 1500-1750 3.River Navigation, 1500-1750 4. Roads and their Improvement 1750-1830 5. Inland Navigation, 1750-1830 6. Steam Navigation 7. Development of Railways 8. Effects of Steam upon Road Transportation 9. Compettition of Railways and Canals

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain