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By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

earlier we now have in simple terms had particularly slender financial stories 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 historical past, but additionally contributes to a step forward within the wider research of the topic, delivering the 1st broad old research of the global procedure of railway financing. This publication presents a large creation to how financiers, governments and marketers in Europe controlled to stand the demanding situations of creating and holding an built-in railway community, either of their personal international locations and their colonies. This quantity deals research from a variety of specialists exploring the trans-national funding rules of railway building in accordance with various historic case-studies. The chapters offer perception into the overseas possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the viewpoint of monetary, social, delivery and railway background. With contributions from authors from 19 nations the amount is a really foreign paintings that would be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and a person who has an curiosity within the historical past and improvement of railways.

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