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Evolution of the territorial coverage of the railway network and its influence on population growth: the case of England and Wales, 1871–1931

Autor
Alvarez, E.; Franch, X.; Martí-Henneberg, J.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Historical Methods
Data de publicació
2013-07
Volum
46
Número
3
Pàgina inicial
175
Pàgina final
191
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2013.804788 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01615440.2013.804788#.UiWQNX_pz9Z Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
The introduction of the railway network brought with it an unprecedented improvement in accessibility. In this work, the authors analyze the evolution of the territorial coverage of the railway network and its influence on the uneven distribution of population. To carry out this research, they used comparable data on total population obtained from census records relating to civil parishes of England and Wales, taken at 10-year intervals from 1871. The hypothesis that they wished to test was that...
Paraules clau
England and Wales, population growth, railways, territorial coverage
Grup de recerca
EXIT - Enginyeria de les Xarxes i les Infraestructures de Transport

Participants

  • Alvarez Palau, Eduard Josep  (autor)
  • Franch, Xavi  (autor)
  • Martí-Henneberg, Jordi  (autor)