By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

ISBN-10: 075466029X

ISBN-13: 9780754660293

ISBN-10: 113826542X

ISBN-13: 9781138265424

beforehand now we have purely had particularly slim financial experiences evaluating investments in railways with investments in different fields of person economies. 'Across the Borders' not just opens the door for primary new insights right into a trans-national view of railway historical past, but in addition contributes to a step forward within the wider research of the topic, supplying the 1st vast historic research of the global procedure of railway financing. This ebook presents a large creation to how financiers, governments and marketers in Europe controlled to stand the demanding situations of creating and retaining an built-in railway community, either of their personal international locations and their colonies. This quantity bargains research from a range of specialists exploring the trans-national funding rules of railway development in line with a variety of old case-studies. The chapters offer perception into the overseas possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the viewpoint of financial, social, shipping and railway heritage. With contributions from authors from 19 nations the quantity is a really overseas paintings that may be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and someone who has an curiosity within the heritage and improvement of railways.

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