Title: British Rail, 1974-97: From Integration to ...
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2004
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Collectible-Good
Edition: First Printing
First Printing. Light chipping/creasing on covers, light soiling along page edges. Good condition. Light to moderate shelf wear, binding intact. (SS51). Bookseller Inventory # 100420217
Synopsis: Based on privileged access to the British Railway Board's rich archives, this book provides and authoritative account of the progress made by the British Railway System prior to its privatization. It offers a unique account of the last fifteen years of nationalized railways in Britain, and it sheds light on the current problems of privatized railway systems. This volume is divided into four complete and concise sections for complete study: 'Railways Under Labour (1974-1979)', 'The Thatcher Revolution (British Rail in the 1980's)', 'On The Threshold of Privatization: Running the Railways (1990-1994)', and 'Responding to Privatization (1981-1997)'. Author Terry Gourvish is considered Britain's leading railway historian.
About the Author:
Terry Gourvish has been Director of the Business History Unit at the London School of Economics since 1989. Previously he was the Dean of the School of Economic and Social Studies at the University of East Anglia.
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