Author(s): Christine Brown-Paul
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.