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Author: Ian Leslie Cormack,David Kaye
ISBN13: 978-0904978117
Title: Illustrated History of Trams and Trolleybuses
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Language: English
Publisher: Spurbooks Ltd (December 1976)
Pages: 160

Illustrated History of Trams and Trolleybuses by Ian Leslie Cormack,David Kaye

Illustrated History of Trams and Trolleybuses. by David Kaye and Ian Leslie Cormack. Rothesay Tramways Company, 1879-1949. by Ian Leslie Cormack. Tramways of Greenock, Gourock and Port Glasgow. Out of Print-Limited Availability. Lanarkshire Tramways.

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Book Condition: We are committed to providing each customer with the highest standard of customer service. All books are picked, packed and dispatched from the United Kingdom. Condition: Used: Good. David Kaye has been writing books on buses and trolleybuses since 1960. He regularly contributed to Classic Bus magazine. Series: Shire Library (Book 215). Publisher: Shire Publications (April 19, 2011).

This delightful book traces the nostalgic journey of the trams, as a centenary history. In Doncaster, on June 2nd 1902, two major events took place; the peace agreement marking the end of the Boer War was celebrated and the town's electric tramways were opened. Richard Buckley's focus is obviously at the local level and how this astounding advent of mechanised urban transport was of great significance to the local residents of Doncaster

History of trolleybuses. Iris Murdoch was one of the most complex writers in modern English fiction. She was born in 1919 in Dublin. The main theme of her novels is the fate of men and women in modern society, their belief and disbelief. Her heroes are lonely and suffering people. In all her novels we find love as great and mysterious force. It is the inner world of the character that interests Iris Murdoch. Her books arise out of the varied experiences of life. Her first novel 'Under the Net' appeared in 1954 and since then she published a book almost every year. Some of Murdoch's novels. expose the dangers of abstract system of behavior that cut out people off from spontaneous, loving relationships.

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In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state. Both a comprehensive introduction to an extraordinary civilization, and an expert exploration of the continuities and disjunctures of Chinese history, Professor Ebrey's book has become an indispensable guide to China past and present. Patricia Ebrey is Professor of East Asian Studies and History and the author of Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook (1993).

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Part of Spurbooks Limited's Illustrated History Series, this heavily illustrated book charts the history of the tram and trolleybus, from the 17th century to the day 'before yesterday'. As with so many forms of transport, the time of the tram and trolleybus seems to be over. Here and there throughout the world, these enjoyable forms of urban transport still persist, to be employed by the locals, and enjoyed by the visitors, but as a common method of town transport they are fading fast into the nostalgic past. In this book, the authors explore and explain the age of electrified urban transport, pointing out the problems and explaining the past. It includes chapters on the Development of the Tram, the Crewmen, Tramway Legislation, the Romance of the Trams, Tram Fares and Fare Collection, the Decline of the Tram and the Survivors, the Development of the Trolleybus, the First Generation of Trolleybuses, the Rise and Fall of the Trolleybus Era, the Evolution of the Modern Trolleybus, the Experimentals, Trolleybuses Around the World, the Overhead, and Bringing Trolleybuses to Life Again. The book includes a great many black & white photos and diagrams of tram and trolley equipment.