The Best Transportation System in the World
by M.H. Rose, B.E. Seely, P.F. Barrett
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 2006
Number of pages: 346
The book focuses on the centrality of government in organizing the nation's transportation industries. As the authors show, over the course of the twentieth century, transportation in the United States was as much a product of hard-fought politics, lobbying, and litigation as it was a naturally evolving system of engineering and available technology.
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