The Railway Journey: The Industrialization and Perception of Time and Space

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University of California Press, 1986 - 203 pages
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It upsets me to think I'm the only LTer who owns this book. It completely confirmed to me my desire to be a historian, demonstrating beautifully how popular perceptions of time and space were ... Read full review

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Contents

The Mechanization of Motive Power
1
The Machine Ensemble
16
Railroad Space and Railroad Time
33
The Space of Glass Architecture
45
Panoramic Travel
52
The Compartment
70
The American Railroad
89
The Pathology of the Railroad Journey
113
Industrial Fatigue
124
Railway Accident Railway Spine and Traumatic
134
The History of Shock
150
Entrance to the City
171
Circulation
188
Index
201
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