Modern Transportation Museum in Japan

Vanderlei J. Pollack - Mar 26, 2007
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Representing as it does the movement of people and goods, transport has had an enormous influence on politics and economics. As with other countries, the most common form of overland transport in ancient times was road-based on foot or by horse, while shipping via water routes was the only means of conveying large volumes. However, owing to the national isolation policy in force in Japan at the time of the Industrial Revolution, Japan's modernization of transport got off to a slow start in comparison with that in other countries ...

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