Schivelbusch

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University of California Press, 1986 - Railroad travel - 203 pages
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Review: The Railway Journey: The Industrialization and Perception of Time and Space

User Review  - Tero Nauha - Goodreads

I came accross this book kind of by accident, but it turned out to be very good read and very useful reference. Not only about railroads, but about the development of modern idea of trauma and accident. Read full review

Review: The Railway Journey: The Industrialization and Perception of Time and Space

User Review  - Arlie - Goodreads

Great book about trains and the way they changed 19th century European and American riders' perceptions of landscapes, accidents, and the self within this new greater railway system context. The ... Read full review

Contents

The Machine Ensemble
16
Railroad Space and Railroad Time
33
The Space of Glass Architecture
45
The American Railroad
89
The Pathology of the Railroad Journey
113
Industrial Fatigue
124
Railway Accident Railway Spine and Traumatic
134
The History of Shock
150
Entrance to the City
171
Circulation
188
Index
201
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About the author (1986)

Wolfgang Schivelbusch is a German historian and scholar of cultural studies. He has been awarded the Heinrich Mann Prize of the Academy of Arts in Berlin (2003) and the Lessing Prize of the City of Hamburg (2013).

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