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By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

formerly we now have purely had really slender fiscal reviews evaluating investments in railways with investments in different fields of person economies. 'Across the Borders' not just opens the door for basic new insights right into a trans-national view of railway background, but additionally contributes to a step forward within the wider research of the topic, supplying the 1st large old research of the global approach of railway financing. This e-book presents a large advent to how financiers, governments and marketers in Europe controlled to stand the demanding situations of making and conserving an built-in railway community, either of their personal international locations and their colonies. This quantity bargains research from a variety of specialists exploring the trans-national funding guidelines of railway development in keeping with a number of old case-studies. The chapters supply perception into the overseas possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the point of view of monetary, social, shipping and railway historical past. With contributions from authors from 19 nations the quantity is a very foreign paintings that would be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and somebody who has an curiosity within the historical past and improvement of railways.

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