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The Railway Journey

The Industrialization of Time and Space in the Nineteenth Century, With a New Preface

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Published by University of California Press in Oakland, California .
Written in English


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FormatPrint book
Paginationxxv; 203 pp.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26232283M
ISBN 100520282264
ISBN 109780520282261
OCLC/WorldCa898089550

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