The Railway Journey: The Industrialization of Time and Space in the 19th Century

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University of California Press, 1986 - Railroad travel - 203 pages
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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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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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