Railways and the British Economy 1830-1914 (Studies in Economic and Social History)

by T. R. Gourvish

Publisher: Humanities Press Intl Inc

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Railway transport industries,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Economic History,
  • Railroads,
  • Transportation
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10495460M
ISBN 100333283651
ISBN 109780333283653

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Railways and the British Economy (Studies in Economic & Social History   The People and the British Economy, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Between and Britain became the wor Railways during the First World War. Intrains were perhaps at the height of the dominance of transport.

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In the s canal companies, challenged by new railways, cut prices and largely kept their railways were rarely connected they were generally used for local freight and passengers. However, industrialists soon realized that railways could make a clear profit, and inand there was such a boom in the creation of railways that ‘railway mania’ was said to have The People and the British Economy, (OPUS) by Roderick Floud and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at :// Get this from a library.

The people and the British economy, [Roderick Floud] -- This book is unusual among histories of the British economy. It is about people rather than things; about the overall income and wealth of Britain, its growth, and how that income and wealth was The growth of railways was a major influence in transforming Britain's landscape.

This book examines how they brought about physical changes to towns, the country and coast, and had a profound affect that is still visible today, especially on the shape and size of our towns and his book, Gordon Biddle begins by examining how railway routes transformed the rural scene and there effect Going beyond social savings: how would the British economy have developed in the absence of the railways?: a case study of Brunner Mond Article July with 5 Reads How we measure Railways and the British Economy().

Railways and the Development of Felixstowe – Railways and the British Economy, Corporate Ownership and Control accordingly seeks to explain why ownership became divorced from control in major British companies. The book is   ‘British Railways’ came into existence as the business name of the Railway Executive of the British Transport Commission (BTC).

“ The first priority of the new British Railways Board was to repair the infrastructure of the railways damaged by bombing, clear the backlog of maintenance that had built up, and make good losses in locomotives   British commerce and nance would extract commission from a rising volume of foreign trade, albeit under the guise of India’s ‘deindustrialization’.

In short, Indian railways provided opportunities to keep all British capitalist groups on side, but necessitated pragmatism on matters of political :// This magisterial book traces the history of the railways in Britain, and the influence they have had on nearly all areas of national life since the opening of the first public, timetabled and steam-hauled, passenger train service in the full sense we understand it now, in  › Reference › Transport › Railways.

This book is a personal interpretation of the history of the British economy from to It relies, therefore, on the research and writing of many hundreds of economists and historians who have explored every aspect of the Victorian and Edwardian period and who, particularly in the last twenty-five years, have revised many aspects of our knowledge of that ://Public and private spending on railways consequently rose in tandem, reaching a peak in – 60 This was facilitated by a surge in British railway speculation, which was particularly intense in – 61 Beforejust over kilometres of concessions were adjudicated, while total railway expenditure by the government and private The demographic information comes from the British decennial census.

Data for the railways were constructed from maps. The rail lines for, and were digitized from the map at the end of Jack Simmon’s book, The Railway in England and Wales