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By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

before now we have in basic terms had rather slim financial reports 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 in addition contributes to a leap forward within the wider learn of the topic, offering the 1st broad old research of the global method 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 preserving 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 regulations of railway building in response to a number of historic case-studies. The chapters offer perception into the foreign possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the viewpoint of financial, social, delivery and railway historical past. With contributions from authors from 19 international locations the amount is a really overseas paintings that might be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and someone who has an curiosity within the historical past and improvement of railways.

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