Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-24 - Publisher: Silver Link Publishing
Few events had a greater influence on Europe's railways in the 20th century than the Second World War. As described in this book, thousands of steam engines were produced for the conflict by all sides. Although many were damaged during the war, most survived. Indeed, many of the British and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge
As well as presenting a lively narrative of events, Bernard Porter explores a number of broad analytical themes, challenging more conventional and popular interpretations. He sees imperialism as a symptom not of Britain's strength in the world, but of her decline; and he argues that the empire itself both aggravated
Authors: Roman Peperhove, Karlheinz Steinmüller, Hans-Liudger Dienel
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-26 - Publisher: Springer
This book contains a collection of projects and scenarios dealing with new risks from emerging technologies, future peace keeping operations, and water distribution issues by combining analysis with dialogue. Special attention is paid to the methodology of narrative scenarios, and the role of imagination in the generation of these scenarios.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
During the nineteenth century, railway lines spread rapidly across Europe, linking the continent in ways unimaginable to previous generations. By the beginning of the twentieth century the great cities of the continent were linked by a complex and extensive rail network. Yet this high-point of interconnectivity, was abruptly cut-off after