This booklet compares the cross-border integration of infrastructures in Europe corresponding to publish, telecommunication and transportation within the nineteenth century and the interval following the second one international battle. as well as delivering a distinct point of view at the improvement of cross-border infrastructures and the foreign regimes regulating them, it bargains the 1st systematic comparability of quite a few infrastructure sectors, identifies common developmental developments and offers theoretical reasons. during this regard, integration is outlined as overseas standardization, network building and the institution of overseas organisations to manage cross-border infrastructures.

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