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Kathleen Frazer Oswald

million vehicle kilometers of travel (1.11 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles of travel) in 2013. 11 The 1910s were a bloodier time. Publications such as The Electric Railway Journal featured stories on automobile accidents, with titles such as “The

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

, on the Pacific coast, the port city of Guayaq uil thrived on international trade, providing the world with cocoa and bananas, grown on large commercial plantations where a wage labor system was in the making. 2 A railway between the two cities was

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Tracey Reimann-Dawe

coincidence that Rohlfs’s narrative style here mirrors the movement of a train. As the greatest new manifestation of industrial technology, the railway with its linearity, dynamism, reliance on speed, and adherence to standardized, 27 measurable time

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

and diminished funding. Similarly, Angelika Strobel argues that the emergent railway medicine in late imperial Russia, as part of the state-building process, tried to use statistics “as a tool of governance,” but was not effective in constructing a

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Carlos López Galviz

tiles that were never used, the striking and unrealized design for Finchley Central station by Charles Holden and Reginald Uren, and the rather futuristic “moving platforms” by PriestmanGoode that allow passengers to change from high-speed railways to

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

transport. Articles on railways, walking, and bicycling were not represented last year. But what is most important is that we had four articles (nearly a quarter of all published) dealing with “mobility writ large,” articles either not on any specific mode

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Victorian London Redux

Adapting the Gothic Metropolis

Chris Louttit

a sense of the city’. 28 This expanded idea of the urban environment is most evident in season 2’s movement below ground, both in the slums for the poor located under the railway arches and in the meticulously recreated version of the Metropolitan

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Chia-ling Lai

, drawings, illustrations, and paintings to the railway station itself—depicts haunting visions of atrocity. However, instead of portraying the lives in Terezín concentration camps as silent and still as a “scopic” heritage, recent preservation projects

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

,” as our mission states. Looking back at the topic areas in volume 5, we have never dealt with such a variegated palette of mobility modes (cars and roads, shipping, walking, railways, aviation, cycling, animal mobility, children’s mobility, and

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The Corpus of London

(Dis)covering the Victorian City

David W. Chapman

former railway engineer with experience carrying out projects on a massive scale. The embankment project was begun in 1865 as part of an overall plan for removing waste from the city. After the sewer improvements were completed, there were no further