T²M is an association of scholars, practitioners and concerned citizens who seek to encourage and promote historically informed understanding of transport, traffic and mobility. The history of transport and mobility includes the interactions between people, material objects, infrastructures, representations, and embodied experiences. The association invites participation by anyone sharing an interest in its activities.
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Ben Nobbs-Thiessen. The University of North Carolina Press 2020. 334 p. In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia’s National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the “March to the East.” In an impoverished country dependent on highland mining, the MNR sought to convert the nation’s vastLandscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia’s Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present
Jack Reid. The University of North Carolina Press 2020. 264 p. Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. Beats, hippies, feminists, and civil rights and antiwar activists saw “thumb tripping” as aRoadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation
Justin Leidwanger. Oxford University Press 2020. 336 p. That seafaring was fundamental to Roman prosperity in the eastern Mediterranean is beyond doubt, but a tendency by scholars to focus on the grandest long-distance movements between major cities has obscured the finer and varied contours of maritime interaction. This book offers a nuanced archaeological analysis ofRoman Seas: A Maritime Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Economies
Michael O. Onolememen (ed.). Routledge 2020. 170 p. This book examines the politics and economics of infrastructure development in Nigeria from Independence in 1960 up to 2015, and the role of good governance in promoting the socioeconomic wellbeing of citizens. Arguing for the need for transformational leadership in infrastructure development, the chapters examine policy issues andInfrastructure Development in Nigeria: A Political and Economic History