Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State

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Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State - Guldi, Jo

Roads to Power tells the story of how Britain built the first nation connected by infrastructure, how a libertarian revolution destroyed a national economy, and how technology caused strangers to stop speaking. In early eighteenth-century Britain, nothing but dirt track ran between most towns. By 1848 the primitive roads were transformed into a ...

Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State 2012, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674057593

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