1st Edition

The Transport Revolution 1770-1985





ISBN 9781138868137
Published April 27, 2015 by Routledge
500 Pages

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Book Description

For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary illustrations of principal modes of transport enhances the reader's understanding and enjoyment of the text.
`The most comprehensive, detailed and up-to-date book on the subject.' -TLS
`Full of apt and revealing examples which bring alive and make more readily intelligible the fundamental economic arguments.' - Agricultural History Review

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`The most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject' - Times Literary Supplement

`Full of apt and revealing examples which bring alive and make more intelligible the fundamental economic arguments.' - Agricultural History Review

`This is an eminently readable volume and the only one which covers the entire period from the Industrial Revolution through to the present.' - Journal of Transport History