Great American Railroad Journeys (Hardback)Rt Hon Michael Portillo (author)
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Packed with new maps, as well as originals from Appleton's General Guide, this book explores the construction of rail routes across the continent in the 1800s, as a new nation was built by the immigrant masses. Truly this is a colourful and exciting enterprise, with vignettes of revealing social history displaying the rich tapestry of the peoples who established themselves in this vast new world. Great American Railroad Journeys is a must-have purchase for any fan of this unique and award-winning travel series.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 996 g
Dimensions: 246 x 197 x 1 mm
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