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None of the technical innovations of the 19th century changed the lives of humans as enduringly as the railway and the unlimited mobility it promised. Jewish investors early recognized the modernization potential of the new means of transportation. Jewish entrepreneurs were among the main players involved in the expansion of the railway, abov…

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Roth, Ralf, “Railway”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0196>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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