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Kent S Transport Heritage

Author : James Preston
ISBN : 9781445669922
Genre : Transportation
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James Preston explores the transport heritage of Kent.
Category: Transportation

Sussex Transport Heritage

Author : Colin Tyson
ISBN : 9781445680620
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 53.69 MB
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Colin Tyson looks an the transport heritage of Sussex, with a wealth of rare and previously unpublished images.
Category: Transportation

Kent S Industrial Heritage

Author : James Preston
ISBN : 9781445662176
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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James Preston looks at the industrial heritage of garden of England.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Sustainable Development In Urban Transportation And Cultural Heritage

Author : Guglielmo Corduas
ISBN : 9788868126681
Genre : Architecture
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In order to ensure their immediate survival, humans accept any sacrifice at the expense of their surrounding ecosystem. Sustainability is the key to build and harmony between our development and the consumption of our planet’s limited resources. Mindful of their past mistakes, developed countries should try and lead underdeveloped areas to a sustainable growth, finding compromises, making sacrifices and not exporting their worst practices, like speculating on the desperate need for survival of others, but their best ones instead. Such responsibility would be facilitated by a change coming from the bottom, a change in the aspirations of individuals and communities. The city, a urban ecosystem, is indeed the starting point of such changes. By interpreting these general targets, this paper aims at practically achievable actions that individuals can carry on in the urban environment, with a basic support by local authorities, to improve the socio-economic livability of their communities, considering ecological balance, well-being and technological progress. Turkey is a very interesting country, a growing economy and a melting pot of Western and Islamic culture. With a special look on this land, the actions that we’ve focused on concern: a. Sustainable mobility - introducing an approach to improve mobility in cities like Istanbul, as well as a model of sustainable mobility for the whole country. b. Cultural heritage, economic development and value creation – improving Turkish enormous cultural heritage through management renewal and the adoption of advanced technologies such as 3D. These two fields, are very much interlaced when considering urban development and sustainability. One stimulates territorial identification, the other allows to reach it. The global crisis we are witnessing today is not just a matter of ecology; it has to do with our lifestyles, the way we developed and how we manage our resources. The opportunity to rediscuss the principles of growth can be used to counter the enduring international economic crisis through the rediscovery of those values concerning the sustainable quality of life we need to aim at for our future development.
Category: Architecture

The Railway Preservation Revolution

Author : Jonathan Brown
ISBN : 9781473891203
Genre : Transportation
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A ride on a steam train is a popular family outing. More than 100 heritage railways cater for that demand, capturing the spirit of nostalgia while preserving the engines and equipment of past days of rail travel. Their interests even extend to the modern era of 1960's - 70's diesels. Those heritage railways themselves have a long pedigree, back to 1951, when a group of enthusiasts saved the Talyllyn Railway in mid-Wales from closure. They ran this railway as volunteers, out of their love of the little trains and a desire to keep it going. Their example was followed by many more preservation societies who preserved and restored branch lines, country lines and industrial lines for our enjoyment now. Six decades have passed, and we are now beginning to realize what an impressive history the heritage railway movement has. This book traces that history, from the humble beginnings the hopes and ambitions of the pioneers on the different railway projects. There were times of failure and frustration, as some fell by the wayside, but others have made it through times of adversity to become the major heritage businesses of today.
Category: Transportation

Blended Heritage And Cultures

Author : Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza
ISBN : 9781477112335
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Beginning with a letter to his oldest grandchild, Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza reveals how their family is a nice blend of Filipino, Spanish, Italian, German, and Polish heritage. He himself is Filipino while his wife, Claire, is of Italian and German heritage. What follows is a rich memoir of the authors home country, the Philippines, including a brief preface of the countys earlier years, the Spanish colonization, the Philippine revolution, the countrys beautiful islands, its culture, and traditions. The book details the bumpy trails to happy and successful careers, tragedies in the familydeaths at an early age of some members, the ravages and dangers encountered during World War II with destruction of family properties, and close encounters with the invading Japanese Imperial Army. The author reveals that his own blending of heritage and cultures has given him a better perspective on how people of different backgrounds should learn to coexist and be willing to respect and accept other peoples right to coexist making the world a better place to live. An interesting read through history and memoir, migr physician Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza details his experiences from World War II to the present day.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Museums Journal

Author : Elijah Howarth
ISBN : UOM:39015062133569
Genre : Museums
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The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015058768238
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads