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The railway journey : the industrialization of time and space in the nineteenth century : with a new preface

Wolfgang Schivelbusch.
  • Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
  • [2014 edition].
  • xvi, 203 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Contents
  • Foreword / Alan Trachtenberg
  • Preface to the 2014 edition
  • The mechanization of motive power
  • The machine ensemble
  • Railroad space and railroad time
  • The space of glass architecture
  • Panoramic travel
  • The compartment. The end of conversation while traveling ; Isolation ; Drama in the compartment ; The compartment as a problem
  • The American railroad. Transportation before the railroad ; The construction of the railroad ; The new type of carriage ; River steamboat and canal packet as models for the American railroad car ; Sea voyage on rails ; Postscript
  • The pathology of the railroad journey
  • Industrial fatigue
  • The accident. Accident and crisis
  • Railway accident, "railway spine" and traumatic neurosis
  • The history of shock
  • Stimulus shield : or, the industrialized consciousness
  • The railroad station : entrance to the city
  • Tracks in the city
  • Circulation.
Other information
  • Translation of: Geschichte der Eisenbahnreise.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-200) and index.
  • Language: In English translated from the German.
ISBN
  • 9780520282261
  • 0520282264
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 861955237
  • OCLC: 861955237

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