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Contents List of Figures and Tables xi List of Abbreviations xv Notes on Contributors xvii General Editors¿ Preface xxi Preface xxiii Introduction: Across the Borders xxv Ralf Roth and Günter Dinhobl PART I: INDIVIDUAL ACROSS-BORDER INVESTORS 1 1 Making Tracks: Promoting The Rothschild Archive as a Source for Railway History Melanie Aspey 3 2 The Pereires¿ International Strategy for Railway Construction in the 1850s and 1860s Christophe Bouneau 13 3 Raffaele de Ferrari, Duke of Galliera, an Investor of European Stature Michèle Merger 25 4 Difficulties of International Railway Investments in Germany: The Example of the ¿Railway King¿ Bethel Henry Strousberg, 1855¿1875 Ralf Roth 33 5 Leon Sapieha ¿ a Prince and a Railway Entrepreneur Ihor Zhaloba 49 6 Economic Investors and Railway Advertising: The Influence of Photography in the Railway in Modern French and Spanish Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century Rocio Robles Tardio 63 PART II: ACROSS-BORDER INVESTMENTS IN EUROPE 77 7 Spanish Society of Secondary Railways: The Failure of a Major International Project to Create an Additional Railway Network in Spain Francisco de los Cobos Arteaga and Tom s Martínez Vara 79 8 British and French Investments in the Belgian Railway Sector During the Nineteenth Century Frans Buelens, Julien van den Broeck and Hans Willems 95 9 Railway Investments in Italy During the Nineteenth Century Daniela Felisini 109 10 The French Investors in Portuguese Railways from 1855 to 1884: Three Cases Magda Pinheiro 120 11 The Dutch as Investors in Railways at Home and Abroad Augustus J. Veenendaal 147 PART III FROM EUROPE INTO THE WORLD: OVERSEA INVESTMENTS 163 12 European Investment in American Railways Augustus J. Veenendaal 165 13 European Investments in the Ottoman Railways, 1850¿1914 Bülent Bilmez 183 14 Sustained British Investment in Overseas Railways, 1830¿1914: The Imperial Dream, Engineers¿ Assurances or an ¿Investment Hungry Public¿? Diane K. Drummond 207 15 John Chapman and the Promotion of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, 1842¿1850 Ian J. Kerr 225 16 French Finance and Railway Construction in Northern China, 1895¿1905 Robert Lee 241 17 The Establishment of Railways in the Nineteenth-Century Brazil and the Role of the Rothschilds Maria Teresa Ribeiro de Oliveira 255 18 The Transandine Railway: A Hundred Year Long Financial Disaster that still Attracts Investors Ian Thomson 269 Annex 285 Bibliography 287 Index 307
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Railroads -- Europe -- Finance -- History -- 19th century.
Railroads -- Europe -- Finance -- History -- 20th century.
Railroads -- Finance -- History -- 19th century.
Railroads -- Finance -- History -- 20th century.