Dow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations 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 AmericanaActs of Parliament, poetry, songs, journals, advertisements, obituaries, novels, histories, plays, films, office memoranda, speeches, newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, and private documents and conversations. Here Andrew Dow records remarkable, memorable wordsafrom 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. Dow's Dictionary will inform and captivate railway enthusiasts along with readers interested in railway architecture, engineering, geography, and history.Dow delivers several good laughs and does not flinch from indecorous language or from mentioning acts that are usually passed over in silence.aquot;a Railroad History aquot;To fully comprehend the impact railways have had historically on ...
|Title||:||Dow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2006-04-10|