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The Railway Journey

The Industrialization of Time and Space in the Nineteenth Century

Wolfgang Schivelbusch

The impact of constant technological change upon our perception of the world is so pervasive as to have become a commonplace of modern society. But this was not always the case; as Wolfgang Schivelbusch points out in this fascinating study, our adaptation to technological change—the development of our modern, industrialized consciousness—was very m...
Publish Date
2014
May 5
First Published in 1977
Goodreads rating
4.12
ISBN
9780520282261
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 28, 2019
About my last tweet just now: There is more to it. But if you want to read a fantastic book on real railway history and culture, look for W. Schivelbusch’s ‘The Railway Journey’:      source