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  • The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Roadby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities... more...

  • Call Centers and the Global Division of Laborby Andrew J.R. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Call centers have come, in the last three decades, to define the interaction between corporations, governments, and other institutions and their respective customers, citizens, and members. The offshoring and outsourcing of call center employment, part of the larger information technology and information-technology-enabled services sectors, continues... more...

  • American Regulatory Federalism and Telecommunications Infrastructureby Paul E. Teske

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    During this era of construction of the information superhighway, this volume presents a prudent analysis of the pros and cons of continuing state regulation of telecommunications. While interested parties either attack or defend state regulation, careful scholarly analysis is required to strike the appropriate balance of regulatory federalism. Focusing... more...

  • Beyond Flyingby Chris Watson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.57

    Is flying an irreplaceable part of 21st-century life? Flying is never zero-carbon, so can we reduce it, or even do without it? Can businesses succeed in a globalized world without international air travel? What about ‘love miles? – visiting friends and family overseas? Fourteen authors from around the world – lawyers, journalists, scientists, architects... more...

  • The Economic Impact of Transborder Trucking Regulationsby John T. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Urban Access for the 21st Centuryby Elliott D. Sclar; Måns Lönnroth; Christian Wolmar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive of the accessibility needs of the urban poor. Change... more...

  • Introduction to Transport Policyby P. Stopher; J. Stanley

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This comprehensive and accessible textbook introduces the basic concepts of transport policy and decision-making to students of transport policy, transport planning, urban transport, transport evaluation and public policy. more...

  • Introduction to Sustainable Transportsby Bernard Favre

    Wiley 2014; US$ 110.00

    Transport systems have to meet the mobility needs of people and commodities on all scales, from the local to the global level. Concerns about the energy, fumes and sound emissions produced, and about the safety, service quality, intelligence and lifecycle of the systems, etc. can all be included in a systemic approach. This approach can contribute... more...

  • Hard a Tab Nabby J. R. De L. Inniss

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 8.49

    Tab nabs were the biscuits dished out in the mess rooms of ships in the merchant navy. If a helmsman was asked if the ship’s helm was hard a-starboard or hard a-port, he often would reply, "Hard a tab nab, sir." Master Mariner J. R. de L. Inniss has spent a lifetime sailing the world’s oceans, first as a boy seaman on the aircraft... more...

  • The Lifeboat Baronetby Janet Gleeson

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Death from shipwreck was a tragic reality of life in the early 19th century. Exiled on the Isle of Man, Sir William Hillary, handsome, charismatic and adventurous, decided to atone for his chequered past and do something to prevent it. His journey from Regency rake to national hero led him to leave his slave-owning family in Liverpool, travel abroad,... more...