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Author Lee, Norman E.

Title Travel and transport through the ages / Norman E. Lee
Edition Second revised edition
Published Cambridge : Syndics of Cambridge University Press, 1955


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 MELB SPCBC  380.509 Lee/Tat  LIB USE ONLY
Description x, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Transport in the stone age -- The river valleys -- The taming of the horse -- The horse and the wheel -- The coming of the sail -- The galleys of Greece -- The galleys and wheat ships of Rome -- Roads of the Roman Empire -- The northern ship culture -- Caravan routes across Asia -- The story of the Hindu figures -- The ships of the Northmen -- The stirrup and the horse-collar -- The coming of the draught horse -- The age of the pack-horse -- The invention of the three-masted ship -- Ships that made history -- The coach and the horse-collar -- The roads of John Macadam -- Stage coach and steam carriage -- The iron horse -- The story of the steamship -- The great railway age -- Motor-car and aeroplane -- One world
Notes Includes index
With 84 illustrations
Subject Transportation -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Transportation -- History.
Travel -- History -- Juvenile literature.
LC no. a 56002108