Synopses & Reviews
This fabulous book provides an anaylsis of the different types of transport -- big and small -- and examines how they have been used for work, trade and leisure. The book looks at each method of transportation in turn. It examines the developing technologies through the ages and charts discoveries such as the wheel, steam power, the internal combustion engine and jet propulsion. Meet the pioneers and inventors who made it all happen, and find out what the future holds in store.
The modern world is now completely dependent on our ability to travel from place to place at high speed. The Big Illustrated Book of Transport provides an in-depth insight into the different types of transport - big and small - and examines how they have been used for work, trade and leisure.