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Constructing Iron Europe: Transnationalism and Railways in the Interbellum Irene Anastasiadou

Constructing Iron Europe: Transnationalism and Railways in the Interbellum

Irene Anastasiadou

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ISBN : 9789052603926
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276 pages
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Although the years between the world wars were ones of diplomatic tension in Europe, they also saw the construction of countless miles of international railroads on the continent. In Constructing Iron Europe, Irene Anastasiadou examines this era ofMoreAlthough the years between the world wars were ones of diplomatic tension in Europe, they also saw the construction of countless miles of international railroads on the continent. In Constructing Iron Europe, Irene Anastasiadou examines this era of railroad building and argues that, contrary to most conventional histories—which view railroad building as an aspect of nation- or empire-building—the construction in this era was deliberately transnational, and ultimately aimed at tightening links between nations and constructing a closer-knit European community.