By Colin G. Pooley,Jean Turnbull,Mags Adams

for many humans within the constructed international, the power to go back and forth freely every day is sort of taken without any consideration. even supposing there's a huge quantity of literature on modern mobility and linked shipping difficulties, there aren't any entire stories of the ways that those developments have replaced through the years. This e-book presents a close empirical research of mobility swap in Britain over the 20 th century. starting with an explanatory theoretical review, surroundings the united kingdom case stories inside of a global context, the publication then analyses adjustments within the trip to varsity, the adventure to paintings, and vacationing for excitement. It additionally appears to be like on the ways that alterations in mobility have interacted with alterations within the family members lifestyles cycle and assesses the effect of recent shipping applied sciences on daily mobility. It concludes by way of studying the consequences of earlier mobility switch for modern shipping policy.

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