The Automobile In American History And Culture

Author: Michael L. Berger
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313245589
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Presents a collection of bibliographic essays that describe the history, culture, and impact of the automobile and automobile industry in the United States.

American History Culture

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780820448619
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The main emphasis of this book is on the headlines, that is, important national and political events - war and government, including the Revolutionary War and the creation of the Constitution; the complexity of race relations, including the ...

The Automobile And American Life

Author: John Heitmann
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476601992
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I wonder if anybody has yet written a History of the Motor-Car. I am certain
thousands must have written books more or less purporting this; I am also certain
that most of them consist of advertisements for particular makes and models.—
G. K. Chesterton, 1936.1 In an introduction to an undergraduate course syllabus,
historian of technology Stewart W. Leslie said it well with the assertion that “the
automobile is the perfect technological symbol of modern American culture, a
tangible ...

The American Highway

Author: William Kaszynski
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786408221
Size: 39.38 MB
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Minnesota-based writer and photographer Kazynski traces the transformation of the US from a network of places connected by rutted wagon trails to a maze of highways connected to other highways.

Auto Opium

Author: David Gartman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135094276
Size: 20.97 MB
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This much needed book is the first to provide a comprehensive history of the profession and aesthetics of American automobile design.

Encyclopedia Of Latin American History And Culture Abad To Casa

Author: Barbara A. Tenenbaum
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780684197524
Size: 77.60 MB
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Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, U.S. firms, anxious to
supplement slowing domestic growth, dominated the Latin American auto trade.
Most began by distributing U.S. -built vehicles; some, such as Chrysler and
Kaiser, proceeded to authorize licensing agreements, enabling local
manufacturers to assemble their vehicles, while others, including General Motors,
established subsidiary operations to assemble vehicles. In either case, early
assembly operations were ...


Author: Adam Rothstein
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628929677
Size: 35.48 MB
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London: Verso, 2013. Berger, Michael L. The Automobile in American History
and Culture. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 2001. Bilger, Burkhard. “Auto
Correct: Has the Self-Driving Car At Last Arrived?” The New Yorker, November
25, 2013. Accessed April 13, 2014. reporting/2013/11/
25/131125fa_fact_bilger?currentPage=all. Boot, Max. War Made New:
Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today. New York:
Gotham Books, 2006.

Cars And Culture

Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883996
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A succinct yet comprehensive history, Cars and Culture highlights the technical changes that altered the appearance and performance of automobiles, along with the myriad forces that have shaped the car's development.