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Railway Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105215955548
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads

The Edwardian Detective 1901 15

Author : Professor Joseph A Kestner
ISBN : 9781351815277
Genre : Social Science
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This title was first published in 1999 & examines the range of detective literature produced between 1901 and 1915 in Britain, during the reign of Edward VII and the early reign of George V. The book assesses the literature as cultural history, with a focus on issues such as legal reform, marital reform, surveillance, Germanophobia, masculinity/femininity, the "best-seller", the arms race, international diplomacy and the concept of "popular" literature. The work also addresses specific issues related to the relationship of law to literature, such as: the law in literature; the law as literature, the role of literature in surveillance and policing; the interpretation of legal issues by literature; the degree to which literature describes and interprets law; the description of legal processes in detective literature; and the connections between detective literature and cultural practices and transitions.
Category: Social Science

Directory Of The Railway Companies Of Great Britain

Author : Donald J. Grant
ISBN : 9781788037686
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 82.67 MB
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The Directory of British Railway Companies of Great Britain is a record of all the companies who sought to build a railway in Great Britain, both successful and unsuccessful. The Directory contains a full list of every company that obtained an Act of Parliament for the construction of a railway. If a railway was built without an Act of Parliament and played a part in the greater picture of Great Britain’s railway system, it is also included, which gives a fascinating glimpse into Great Britain’s colourful public transportation history. Readers will learn about each railway’s origin, opening, route, gauge and growth and its amalgamation with others, and find out which grouping company it finally ended up in. In an interesting additional section, the routes that unfinished railways and railways that never came to fruition would have taken are also included. The Directory of British Railway Companies of Great Britain has been meticulously researched, and as a result includes all railways, built or not, in the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and Scottish Islands. Also included are brief descriptions of the most pertinent Acts relating to railways in Great Britain, providing readers with an insight into the complicated legal processes involved in the creation of a railway. The Directory of British Railway Companies of Great Britain is an all-in-one, easy to access and invaluable reference source. It will appeal to historians and transportation enthusiasts alike, as well as those who have always wondered how Great Britain’s railways came to be.
Category: Transportation

The Railway Times

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924069225914
Genre : Railroads
File Size : 87.6 MB
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Category: Railroads

Murder On The Tracks Stories Of Mayhem And Murder On The Railways

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781447480594
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 60.51 MB
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A collection of short stories concerning the strange and terrible events that can occur within the anonymous, shifting environment of a moving train. Including stories by such masterful writers as Freeman Wills Crofts and Francis Lynde.
Category: Fiction

The Railway News

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105026244124
Genre : Finance
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Category: Finance

Railway Times

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ISBN : UOM:39015089267937
Genre : Railroads
File Size : 55.45 MB
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Category: Railroads

The Branch Lines Of Devon

Author : Colin G. Maggs
ISBN : 9781445625607
Genre : History
File Size : 47.35 MB
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The second of two lavishly illustrated titles from acknowledged railway expert Colin G. Maggs, presenting the story of Devon’s branch lines.
Category: History