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By Günter Dinhobl,Ralf Roth

in the past we have now in simple terms had really slim fiscal experiences 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 additionally contributes to a leap forward within the wider research of the topic, supplying the 1st wide ancient research of the global procedure of railway financing. This e-book offers a large creation to how financiers, governments and marketers in Europe controlled to stand the demanding situations of creating and conserving an built-in railway community, either of their personal nations and their colonies. This quantity bargains research from a range of specialists exploring the trans-national funding rules of railway building in line with various old case-studies. The chapters supply perception into the foreign possibilities that existed for railway financing, from the viewpoint of monetary, social, shipping and railway background. With contributions from authors from 19 international locations the quantity is a really overseas paintings that would be of curiosity to educational researchers, museum employees, archivists, and somebody who has an curiosity within the historical past and improvement of railways.

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