By H. Roger Grant
Out of the culture of these long-gone days of serious, heaving steam locomotives and never-ending rail strains comes this outstanding collection of classic playing cards, a treasure trove chosen from John Vander Maas' consummate assortment on the college of Iowa Libraries. This lavish quantity is the 1st common book-length paintings dedicated to the once-ubiquitous railroad photo postcard. It includes an introductory essay and an album of playing cards. the previous totally examines the character of the postcard craze, which reached its zenith approximately 1910, and discusses why photos of yankee railroads performed such an immense half within the card phenomenon. The album divides a fascinating collection of greater than one hundred fifty consultant perspectives into 5 sections: “Trains and Rolling Stock,” “Depots and Railway Structures,” “The Railroad Corridor,” “People and Railroads,” and “The Lighter facet of Railroading.” Railroad historians, educate lovers, postcard creditors, and all different readers will locate a lot to curiosity them during this choice of pictures. not just are the playing cards themselves visually awesome, yet they show a feeling of the way vital railroads as soon as have been to the nation's citizenry. The sight of steaming locomotives and the hustle and bustle linked to “train time” prompted hearts to quicken. those emotions made perspectives of railroad scenes well-liked by dealers of postcards and now with latter-day railroad lovers and card creditors.
By Shideler, Dan
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By Versteegh, C.H.M. (ed.), Eid, M. (ed.), Elgibali, A. (ed.), Woidich, Zaborski, Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid, Alaa Elgibali, Manfred Woidich, Andrzej Zaborski
"The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics" represents a distinct collaboration of over hundreds and hundreds of students from world wide, the "Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics" covers all suitable points of the learn of Arabic and offers with all degrees of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, smooth normal Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, combined types of Arabic). No different reference paintings deals this scale of contributions or intensity and breadth of insurance. "The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics" is determined to develop into a vital reference paintings for college kids and researchers within the fields of linguistics, Islamic stories, Arabic literature and different comparable fields.
By Tom Hayes, Mike Wiese
Plotted and deliberate as a crossroads city alongside the constructing Milwaukee Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota was once first settled in 1881. With the coming of the railroad in 1882, Aberdeen flourished. It earned the nickname of Hub urban, serving as a railroad junction and agricultural heart. Aberdeen's skill to evolve to a altering economic climate has ended in regular progress and has made it the 3rd biggest urban within the state.
Using greater than 2 hundred photographs, authors Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese take the reader on a old travel of Aberdeen. Drawing on their huge postcard assortment, they inform the tale of this tight-knit group and the really good those who are an essential component of its historical past.
By J.B. Wood
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