Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel (BOK)

David Turner

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The railway was one of the main modes of long distance travel for Victorian Britons, and its processes - checking the timetable, buying a ticket, taking a seat - were central to both the industry and leisure of the period. David Turner here tells the story of travelling by rail between 1830 and the First World War: the development of stations, passenger carriages, waiting rooms and tickets; less familiar phenomena such as smoking and 'ladies only' compartments, and excursion trains; and the danger of accidents. This introduction to the Victorian and Edwardian railways shows the face of an era reflected in its new method of travel, and will allow the reader to note fascinating similarities between travel in that period and our own.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter David Turner
Forlag
SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
ISBN 9780747811503
Antall sider 56 Dimensjoner 14,9cm x 21cm x 0,9cm
Vekt 131 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Trains & railways: general interest