YR (Hardcover)

Planes, Trains & Fast Cars: A History of Transport

By Christine Brown-Paul

New Holland Publishers, 9781921580505, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2019

List Price: 14.99*
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Throughout history, people have always moved from one place to another. The

development of transport was essential for the advancement of civilisation and

the sharing of goods, ideas and cultures. The Industrial Revolution in the 19th

Century saw a number of inventions fundamentally change transport, leading

to the incredible and exciting machines we use today.

Planes, Trains & Fast Cars presents the development of three broad modes

of transportation, bringing the facts to life with interesting timelines, thrilling

images and fascinating technological details.

About the Author

Christine Brown-Paul is an extensively experienced journalist, editor, researcher and scriptwriter. She has also worked for numerous government and non-government organisations as a media consultant and communications professional.

As a part-time university tutor, Christine takes a keen interest in the educational sector and how it can provide real learning opportunities for both children and adults seeking to expand their knowledge of the world.

She is a seasoned traveller, having explored many countries and taking every opportunity to travel via diverse types of transport on and off the beaten track.