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The Railway Station : A Social History
MacKenzie, John M.; Richards, Jeffrey

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1986, First edition. Cloth, 540 pps. with index; illustrated. A unique look at the role of the railway station in society throughout the world, from the famed London structures such as Victoria and St. Pancras to the humble rural mid-west stations of America. Includes sections on station architecture in Britian, Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia; the station's place in economy, politics, race, sex and class; stations as a workplace; stations in wartime in the 19th and 20th centuries; and the station in art, postcards, literature, poetry and film. A fine, fresh copy in equally fine dust jacket. (Item ID: D552)


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