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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.65
In September 1847 coloured squares of paper were stuck to envelopes and used to send out admission cards to a fancy-dress ball on the tropical island of Mauritius. No-one at the party would have guessed that the envelopes bearing these stamps would one day be worth more than a million dollars. When a two pence 'Blue Mauritius' surfaced on the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 79.95
Air Transportation: A Management Perspective by John Wensveen is a proven textbook that offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of air transportation management. In addition to explaining the fundamentals, the book transports the reader to the leading edge of the discipline, using past and present trends to forecast future... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 27.99
The dramatic fall of Blackberry and the stunning rise of What?sApp; the almost overnight emergence of ôSingle?s Day? (Nov. 11), a contrived holiday in China, as the biggest online shopping day in the world, and the similarly from-out-of-nowhere rise of the U.S. as the world?s newest petro-power: Are there common threads running through these big,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities. Reimagining the city prompts an important question: How best... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and community livability. Some scholars have described... more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Australia?s road toll has reduced in recent years, however young people are still over-represented in fatality and injury statistics. Young drivers continue to engage in dangerous behaviours including drink/drug driving, speeding, aggressive driving, driver fatigue and distraction. This book presents young people and learner drivers with the latest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along?hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering texts from key thinkers, the book presents case studies... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 29.00
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95
In this volume, the mutual interdependence between road and rail transport is investigated, providing a fascinating reappraisal of the complex and shifting nature of European transportation over the last hundred years. The first half of the collection examines how railway companies reacted to increasing competition from road transport. The second part... more...