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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

George Bibel

History; Forensic science; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.<br... [more]

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Spaceport Earth

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Spaceport Earth

Joe Pappalardo

Aerospace & air transport industries; Tourism industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson's Virgin... [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation...

Edward Humes

Society & Social Sciences; Transport industries; Motor cars: general interest

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today... [more]

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Merchant Seafaring Through World War 1 1914-1918

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Merchant Seafaring Through World War 1 1914-1918

Peter Lyon

History; Maritime history; First World War; Shipping industries

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

Daniel Sharp

History; Aerospace & air transport industries; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

As America and Russia stepped up their efforts during the early 1960s to design ever faster bombers and put men and equipment... [more]

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

Gillian Tindall

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Railway transport industries; Local history

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Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford... [more]

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger - Second Edition with a new chapter by the author

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World...

Marc Levinson

Business & Economics; Shipping industries

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Tells the story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was adopted, and the economic consequences of... [more]

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln P. Paine

History; General & world history; Maritime history; Shipping industries

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The most enjoyable, the most refreshing, the most stimulating, the most comprehensive, the most discerning, the most insightful,... [more]

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Art Deco Airports

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Art Deco Airports

Terry Moyle, Rosie Louise

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Airports

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This book looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book will be... [more]

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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

Peter Clark

History; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

Hardback

Describes the Diesel and Electric locomotives used on the main line and export mineral railways in Australia and the operating... [more]

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On the Edge: Coastlines of Britain

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On the Edge: Coastlines of Britain

Robert Duck

Railway transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geography; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues

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The building of railways has had a profound but largely ignored physical impact on Britain's coasts. This book explores the... [more]

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Frank K. Hain and the Manhattan Railway Company: The Elevated Railway, 1875-1903

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Frank K. Hain and the Manhattan Railway Company: The Elevated Railway, 1875-1903...

Peter Murray Hain

History; Road transport industries

Paperback

The Manhattan Railway Company (commonly known as the Manhattan Elevated Railway, or the el ) dominated public transportation... [more]

$54.00

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

John Jeremy

History; Shipping industries; Local history

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Pays tribute to Sydney Harbour's largest and by far most fascinating island in this new edition. Focuses on the industrial... [more]

$34.95

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian lady

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian...

Sally Berridge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Shipping industries; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of a Master Mariner, and she travelled with him on at least five occasions (1869, 1880,... [more]

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International...

James Clay Moltz

International relations; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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James Clay Moltz explores efforts by China, Japan, India, South Korea, and ten other countries to boost their civil, commercial,... [more]

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

True stories; History; Social & cultural history; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aviation skills & piloting

Paperback

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.... [more]

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Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

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Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

Adam Lashinsky

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Road transport industries

Paperback

Uber is one of the most fascinating and controversial businesses in the world, both beloved for its elegant ride-hailing concept... [more]

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Sully: My Search for What Really Matters (Film Tie-In)

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Sully: My Search for What Really Matters (Film Tie-In)

Chesley B. Sullenberger, III

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

Previously published under the title Highest duty --Title page verso. [more]

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MH370: The Secret Files

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MH370: The Secret Files

Nigel Cawthorne

Conspiracy theories; Aerospace & air transport industries; Travel & holiday

Paperback

On 8 March 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport bound for Beijing. Less than... [more]

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Violence in the Skies: A History of Aircraft Hijacking and Bombing

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Violence in the Skies: A History of Aircraft Hijacking and Bombing

Philip Baum

History; Conspiracy theories; Terrorism, armed struggle; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

Aviation security expert Philip Baum delves into the history of flying to reveal the stories behind the most astonishing and... [more]

$27.99

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... the Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... the Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

History; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.... [more]

$29.99

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Impossible Engineering: Technology and Territoriality on the Canal du Midi

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Impossible Engineering: Technology and Territoriality on the Canal du Midi...

Chandra Mukerji

History; Shipping industries; History of engineering & technology; Shipbuilding technology, engineering & trades

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The Canal du Midi, which threads through southwestern France and links the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, was an astonishing... [more]

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Wartime on the Railways

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Wartime on the Railways

David Wragg

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Railway transport industries

Paperback

Wartime on the railways [more]

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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggestrailroad

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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggestrailroad...

Stephen Baines

History; Privatisation; Railway transport industries

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Steel on Steel is the inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail, written by Stephen Baines,... [more]

$34.95

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