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Railways in Wartime
Railways in Wartime
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810506
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Railways in Wartime

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

The strategic importance of railways was recognized almost from the beginning of their development, but it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that their real value was appreciated by the military. In both the First and Second World Wars, railways were crucial in the transportation of men, munitions... Read more >
WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809995
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WALL TO WALL

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare:  Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone, Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  As in Nothing to Declare, she combines vivid portrayals of people... Read more >
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move
Written by John Hannavy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808206
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The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move

Written by John Hannavy


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
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The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move reveals how the Victorians and Edwardians moved around their towns, their cities and their country. From Shanks's pony to the dawn of the motor car, it explores the relationship between developing transport systems and the working and social lives of Britons between 1840 and... Read more >
Mail Trains
Mail Trains
Written by Julian Stray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810834
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Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

Central to the prompt delivery of the nation's mail is its efficient transit throughout the country. From 1830, the Post Office relied increasingly on the overland rail network to achieve this. Railway Post Offices, Sunday Sorting Tenders and District Sorting Carriages were amongst the services introduced.

More important lines carried the famous... Read more >
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Narrow Gauge Railways
Narrow Gauge Railways
Written by Peter Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812975
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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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The Model T Ford
The Model T Ford
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804321
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The Model T Ford

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.95

With 16.5 million built between 1908 and 1927, the Model T Ford was, until overtaken in the 1970s by the Volkswagen Beetle, the most popular car in automotive history. Mass-produced in America and around the globe, such was the Model T's market penetration and value-for-money that in 1921 Henry Ford's deceptively... Read more >
British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s
British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s
Written by Mick Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810575
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British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $12.95

For the first half of the 20th century Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries in every section of the globe. However, as the second half of the century began in 1960 this once great industry commenced what was to be a terminal... Read more >
P&O
P&O
Written by Ruth Artmonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811701
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P&O

Written by Ruth Artmonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.95

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the 19th, and a good deal of the 20th, centuries. Initially the company's paddle... Read more >
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Terror on the Highway
Terror on the Highway
Written by Paul Eberle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023791
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Terror on the Highway
Rage on America's Roads
Written by Paul Eberle


Format: Trade Paperback, 285 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2006
Price: $19.99

A doctor chases, then assaults an elderly woman after she cuts in front of his BMW; a teenager shoots another driver because the driver "looked at him with disrespect"; one man kills another because "he was driving too slow." These are a few of the many examples of extreme road rage... Read more >
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