The ABC-CLIO Companion to Transportation in America

The ABC-CLIO Companion to Transportation in America

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Gives an historical overview of transportation from the year 1607 to the present, including entries on people, places, and legislation

Book News
An alphabetical reference that focuses on the events, legislation, technologies, people, and places which have been pivotal in the progress of the country's transportation, and which thereby helped to weave the economic, cultural, social, and political fabric of the nation. The entries are thoroughly documented and extensively cross-referenced. An introductory essay provides an overview of the evolution of transportation in America, while a 19-page chronology traces the progress from colonial times to the present. Includes numerous b&w illustrations and a substantial general bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1995
ISBN: 9780874367898
Characteristics: xxxvi, 653 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Transportation in America


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