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CURRIE, A.W. Economics of Canadian Transportation . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1954. First Canadian Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),-727,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Transportation is without a doubt the major problem of the Canadian economy. The cause is our geography,and the effort to find a solution has constituted a major part of our hist ory. [...] This highly informative book covers in detail all the various fields of Canadian transportation, with an examination of theories and principles, [...] with chapters dealing with rates on particular commodities; classification; adjustment of rates to distance; unjust discrimination; freight rates and prices; accessorial charges; railway passenger services; express; service; railway labour; the Board of Transport Commissioners; and government ownership of railways." - from the dj. Of nautical interest: 21. Inland Shipping (p. 596-626); 22. Ocean Shipping (p. 627-716). Previous owner'sname inked to ffep, else vg in nicked dj. 50.00
Title: Economics of Canadian Transportation. 1st in dj.
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1954,:
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