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  • Railwayby George Revill

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00

    In the nineteenth century, railways were viewed as a symbol of progress and confidence in technological modernity. In the twenty-first century, the frustrations of gridlocked traffic, record-high gas prices, and the looming fears of climate change have transformed the railway system once again into a symbol of hope that provides the possibility of... more...

  • Trackby Jim Pike

    The History Press 2010; US$ 7.99

    The permanent way is a principal feature of all railways, but is little explored. Jim Pike?s illustrated history fills this gap in railway literature. He investigates the origins and evolution of track from the earliest wooden rails to the welded steel used today. He looks at engineering developments, at methods of manufacture, and at successful... more...

  • Classic American Locomotivesby Charles McShane

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Anyone who has watched in anticipation as a powerful steam engine rolled into a station, belching iconic billows of black smoke, or heard the memorable blue note sound of a steam engine whistle will revel in Charles McShane?s amazingly detailed exploration of the inner workings of the classic steam engine. This historical record from 1909 will delight... more...

  • British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guideby Pip Dunn

    Crowood 2013; US$ 37.99

    British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide identifies the major detail differences and livery variations that have appeared on all British Rail, ex-British Rail and privatized railway diesel and electric main line classes from 14 to 92. The book provides a record of the main specifications of each class of locomotive, and details of variations,... more...

  • Deadly Departureby Christine Negroni

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.75

    The in-flight explosion of TWA Flight 800 on July 17, 1996, was one of the deadliest disasters in American history, spurring the most expensive airline investigation ever undertaken by the U.S. government. To this day the crash remains clouded in doubt and shadowed by suspicion of a government conspiracy. If there was any conspiracy to hide the truth... more...

  • Where the Road and the Sky Collideby K. T. Berger

    Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 7.39

    In an age where there are 140 million registered automobiles in the United States, the author of Zen Driving explores the car-driver phenomenon and discusses urban air pollution and other issues. more...

  • Ship Construction Sketches and Notesby John F Kemp; Peter Young; D J Eyres

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95

    This classic book in the Kemp and Young series has been fully revised and updated by David J Eyres, author of the well-known Butterworth-Heinemann title "Ship Construction," and will prove indispensable to the student reader. The contents cover, in numerous fully illustrated items, shipyard practices, principles of construction methods, the design... more...

  • Social Tourismby Lynn Minnaert; Robert Maitland; Graham Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Social tourism refers to facilitating access to tourism for low income groups and/or the use of tourism as a regeneration and economic stimulation strategy. Although social tourism has its roots in the early 20 th Century and is still a major component of the tourism sector in a range of countries, the concept has received relatively little research... more...

  • Guidelines for training in the port sectorby ILO

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00

    The ILO Guidelines on training in the port sector present a competency-based framework for portworker training methods and are the first ILO sector specific training guidelines. more...

  • Pautas sobre formación en el sector portuarioby ILO

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00

    The ILO Guidelines on training in the port sector present a competency-based framework for portworker training methods and are the first ILO sector specific training guidelines. more...