The Rise and Rise of Road Transport, 1700-1990 (New Studies in Economic and Social History #21) (Hardcover)

The Rise and Rise of Road Transport, 1700-1990 (New Studies in Economic and Social History #21) By Theo Barker, Dorian Gerhold Cover Image

The Rise and Rise of Road Transport, 1700-1990 (New Studies in Economic and Social History #21) (Hardcover)

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Most books about Britain's transport history have concentrated on canals and railways. It is now clear that a great deal of traffic went by road even before turnpikes, and that goods as well as passenger services were much more highly developed than previously thought. Development of road transport continued during the Canal and Railway Ages and expanded with the advent of more efficient but more environmentally damaging motor vehicles. This book will be an essential book not only for transport specialists but also for genealogists, geographers, motor engineers, and those interested in technical change.
Product Details ISBN: 9780521552806
ISBN-10: 052155280X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 28th, 1995
Pages: 102
Language: English
Series: New Studies in Economic and Social History