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Railroaders Without Borders
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Railroads Past and Present

Beginnings -- Iowa Interstate: an RDC triumph -- Latin America -- Africa and Europe: Malawi and Mozambique -- New involvements
Railroaders without Borders
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

For over 25 years, the creatively led Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has rejuvenated a series of down-and-out and even defunct railroads. Launched in 19
A Nation Without Borders
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Steven Hahn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-01 - Publisher: Penguin

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s "breathtakingly original" (Junot Diaz) reinterpretation of the eight decades surrounding the Civil War. "Capatious [and
Mercy Without Borders
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Zwick, Mark
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-11 - Publisher: Paulist Press

This book is the Zwicks' story, a Catholic Worker story, interwoven with the stories, the joys, hopes, and tragedies of immigrants who have come to Houston, and
John W. Barriger III
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-14 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In John W. Barriger III: Railroad Legend, historian H. Roger Grant details the fascinating life and impact of a transportation tycoon and "doctor of sick railro
Derailed by Bankruptcy
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Howard H. Lewis
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-04 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railr
A Mighty Fine Road
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

“Grant has once again hit a home run . . . a detailed but readable history of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, a major Midwestern railroad.” —Carlos
Electric Interurbans and the American People
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: H. Roger Grant
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

“A well-written social history of the shortest-lived major US transportation mode” from the railway historian and author of A Mighty Fine Road (Choice). One
Chinese American Literature without Borders
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: King-Kok Cheung
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-18 - Publisher: Springer

This book bridges comparative literature and American studies by using an intercultural and bilingual approach to Chinese American literature. King-Kok Cheung l
The Well-Dressed Hobo
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Rush Loving
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

A “sweeping and grand epic on the renaissance of American railroading” from the Fortune journalist and author of The Men Who Loved Trains (The Baltimore Sun