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Roads to Power

Britain Invents the Infrastructure State

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$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674057593

Publication Date: 01/02/2012

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones, 11 line illustrations, 1 table

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  • Introduction: The Road to Rule
  • 1. Military Craft and Parliamentary Expertise: The Institutional Evolution of Road Making
  • 2. Colonizing at Home: The Political Lobby for Centralizing Highways
  • 3. Paying to Walk: The National Movement against Centralized Roads
  • 4. Wayfaring Strangers: Mobile Communities and the Death of Contact
  • Conclusion: The Necessity for Infrastructure
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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