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Dictionary of Railway Quotations [electronic resource]

Dow, Andrew; Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press May 2009
Language
English
ISBN
9780801892721, 0801892724 (Trade Paper)
Target Audience
Scholarly & Professional
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    a| Annotation b| <p> <i>Dow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations</i> is an authoritative compendium of quotations about railways from 1608 to the present day. More than 3,400 entries are drawn from over 1,300 writers and speakers and a wide range of original sources both British and American&mdash;Acts of Parliament, poetry, songs, journals, advertisements, obituaries, novels, histories, plays, films, office memoranda, speeches, newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, and private documents and conversations. </p><p>Here Andrew Dow records remarkable, memorable words&mdash;from the well-known to the abstruse, from the commonplace to the vital. The selected quotations are arranged by subject matter and searchable by speaker, subject, and keyword.</p><p>Dow's <i>Dictionary</i> will inform and captivate railway enthusiasts along with readers interested in railway architecture, engineering, geography, and history.</p>
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