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Blood, iron, & gold

Christian Wolmar

Blood, iron, & gold

how the railroads transformed the world

by Christian Wolmar

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English


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In this beautifully illustrated book, renowned transportation journalist Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious pioneers who developed the railways that would dominate the globe.

Edition Notes

Other titlesBlood, iron, and gold
StatementChristian Wolmar
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE1021 .W65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 376 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448678M
ISBN 109781586488345
LC Control Number2009038340

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Within the course of a decade, tracks were being laid as far afield as Australia and Cuba, and by the outbreak of World War I, the United States alone boasted over a quarter of a million miles.

Blood, Iron & Gold by Christian Wolmar. A riveting history examines the human cost of the railways' rapid and ramshackle 19th-century expansion, writes Matthew Engel. The birth of the railways and their rapid spread across the world triggered economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale.

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