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The railway mania and its aftermath 1845-1852 (being a sequel to Early British railways)

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwith a foreword by Sir Ralph L. Wedgwood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE3018 .L43 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 526 p.
      Number of Pages526
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5673324M
      ISBN 100715342622
      LC Control Number68134877
      OCLC/WorldCa466108

      21 See J. Francis, A History of the English Railway, Its Social Relations and Revelations, I () at 22 Quoted in C. Barman, Early British Railways () at 23 See some of the examples in G. Rees, Early Railway Prints: A Social History of the Railways from to ().   Looking back down the tracks at French Indochina’s legacy in southeast Yunnan – Thomas Bird The Map of the Current Situation dating back to hangs in the halls of Yunnan Railway Museum. It depicts the Qing Empire encroached upon by a bulldog with a lion’s body, an eagle swooping across from The Philippines, a grizzly bear stopping through Manchuria and a frog sliming its way up . Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties is an 18xx game set in East Anglia, England. It features a company-packed board, where 16 of 20 companies are randomly selected for .


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According to economic historians, the “mania” was a product of laissez faire capitalism. According to accounting historians, the notorious manipulations of railway accounts during and after the.

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Early British Railways, A short. Are there any historical or academic works which examine the British Railway Mania which occurred between and. I have already accessed the following materials: The railway mania and its aftermath, Lewin, Henry Grote, The Commercial crisis, Evans, David Morier, Institute of Economic Affairs Accounting for the Railway Mania.

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Awdry. In the books it is known as the S&M and was built when railway-mania was still in force, opening in The initial aim of the railway. During the British Railway Mania of the s the promotion and construction of new railways increased dramatically.

These new projects were generally financed by shares with uncalled capital, which allowed investors to make payments on an instalment basis over a period of several years. There is evidence that these assets can be regarded as futures or options, implying that investors were.

28 August – Railway Mania reaches its zenith, with railway construction Acts being passed in this year. 1 September – deodand abolished in England and Wales by the Deodands Act.

3 September – Electric Telegraph Company founded. 10 October – William Lassell discovers Triton, one of. Railway Mania British railway mania had a long fuse. The nation went through a lesser, “hypomanic” railway episode in the s, but with the economy weak in the late s and early s, owing partly to the aftermath of the Panic ofthe spark did not catch.

Byhowever, the economy was recovering, interest rates were low. The wild boom and slump of ‐ was the most important of the nineteenth century railway manias, in terms both of its scale and effects on the economy as a whole.

It has almost invariably been seen as a market irrationality, a view fundamentally challenged by Bryer’s theorisation of it as a deliberate and collusive device of the “London wealthy”, aided by central government, to. Unlike most bubbles, where little value tends to remain after the bubble pops (such as the Dutch Tulip Mania), Railway Mania helped to greatly spur the development of the UK’s railroad system, which became one of the most advanced in the world.

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"A Ready Communication": The Railway Mania of 6. "Befooled, Bewitched and Bedeviled": Speculation in the Gilded Age. The End of a New Era: The Crash of and Its Aftermath. Cowboy Capitalism: From Bretton Woods to Michael Milken. Kamikaze Capitalism: The Japanese Bubble Economy of the s.

Epilogue: The Case of the Rogue. Manufacturer: GMT Games The great Railway Mania of saw an extraordinary expansion in the British railway network. Huge numbers ofprivate investors were encouraged to travel west, but as wtih many such ventures, few of these enterprisees proved profitable.

Lewin, The Railway Mania and its Aftermath, –, Railway Gazette, London, Republished with an introduction by C. Clinker by David & Charles, A History of Prices, and. July 21 – An unprecedented number of railway acts receive Royal Assent from Queen Victoria in the United Kingdom as the railway mania approaches its peak, Parliament having sanctioned 2, mi (4, km) of new construction.

August events. August – Benjamin Loder succeeds James Hooper as president of the Erie Railroad. October events. The railway press was far from impartial-it acted as a cheerleader for railway companies and talked up railway shares during the Railway Mania promotional boom of the mids, partially due to.

We then move to the Grand Junction Railway, and the relationship between Stephenson and Locke. As with Simmon's book, Vaughan details the Victorian Government's anguish over whether the railways should be left to free enterprise or be subject to State control, and the "railway mania" and its aftermath are s: 2.

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I stand amazed and impressed by the detail of J.I.C. Boyd's research on the Welsh narrow gauge lines but no one ever accused him of being readable. Railway Mania was an instance of speculative frenzy in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the s.

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January events. January 13 – Opening of the Milan–Venice railway's km ( mi) bridge over the Venetian Lagoon between Mestre and Venice in Italy.; March events. March 26 – John M. Forbes becomes president of the Michigan Central Railroad. June events.

June 14 – The first Gare du Nord station in Paris, France, is opened.; June 20 – The Paris–Lille railway is opened in France. Michael Roberts is raising funds for Railway mania in the Eastern Counties on Kickstarter.

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“Befooled, Bewitched and Bedeviled”: Speculation in the Gilded Age 7. The End of a New Era: The Crash of and Its Aftermath 8. Cowboy Capitalism: From Bretton Woods to Michael Milken 9. Kamikaze Capitalism: The Japanese Bubble Economy of the s.

Epilogue: The Case of the. ^Lewin, Henry Grote (). The Railway Mania and its aftermath, –London: Railway Gazette.

^ Busbey, T. Addison, editor (). The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America, Edition of   The nation went through a lesser, "hypomanic" railway episode in the s, but with the economy weak in the late s and early s, owing partly to the aftermath.

To analyse the dynamics of the Railway Mania, I have constructed a unique dataset consisting of daily share prices for all railway equity securities listed on the London Stock Exchange between andand weekly share price data for the twenty largest non-railway companies.

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by. henry grote ** hardback ** ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~~ * publisher: david & charles * year: undated * isbn: n/a * no of pages: * condition: used - good * other: this is an ex library book with the expected stamps and markings. the dust jacket is .According to H.

G. Lewin, The Railway Mania and its Aftermath, (London, ), the average speed, up towas “between 20 and 30 miles per hour” (p.

95). The Great Western Express, the fastest English train, reached a speed of 46 mph. Lardner says the speed of the stagecoaches was a little less than 8 mph (Railway Economy, p.