Train riding the rails that created the modern world : from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Format
Large Print
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605 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 567-604).
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From the frigid trans-Siberian railroad to the antiquated Indian Railways to the futuristic MagLev trains, this is a chronicle of our relationship with rail travel. Zoellner examines both the engineering and mechanics of rail as well as how it helped societies evolve. Not only do trains transport people and goods in an efficient manner, but they also reduce pollution and dependency upon oil. Zoellner also considers America's ambivalence about mass transit, using the perpetually stalled line between Los Angeles and San Francisco as a case study in bureaucracy and public indifference. Train presents both a history of railway travel around the world and an impassioned case for its future.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Zoellner, T. (2014). Train: riding the rails that created the modern world : from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zoellner, Tom. 2014. Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World : From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zoellner, Tom. Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World : From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zoellner, Tom. Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World : From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.

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