Modern Transport Geography / Edition 2

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Bridging the gap between geographical theory and contemporary changes and issues, this basic text gives you an up-to-date examination of modern transport geography. Each chapter uses examples from a variety of environments such as urban/rural, national/regional/, local/global, advanced countries/less developed countries and capitalist/communist/third world countries. Considerable emphasis is placed on multimodal and intermodal questions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471977773
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/22/1999
  • Edition description: Rev
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 9.92 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Hoyle is Reader in the Department of Geography, University of Southampton. Richard Knowles is Reader in the Department of Geography, University of Salford.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Photographs
Notes on Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
1 Transport Geography: an Introduction 1
2 Transport and Development 11
3 Transport Policy and Control 33
4 Transport, Environment and Energy 51
5 Urban Transport Patterns 67
6 Urban Transport Problems and Solutions 81
7 Inter-urban Transport 105
8 Rural Areas: the Accessibility Problem 125
9 Transport for Tourism and Recreation 155
10 Bulk Freight Transport 179
11 Multimodal Freight Transport 199
12 International Surface Passenger Transport: Prospects and Potential 215
13 International Air Transport 233
14 Transport and the Future 257
Index 271
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