The Automobile

The Automobile

A Chronology of Its Antecedents, Development, and Impact

Book - 1997
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This comprehensive chronology of the automobile covers its engineering as well as the social, cultural, and political impact of the car from the invention of the wheel to the O.J. Simpson car chase. It examines the auto industry, the road and roadside, the car in popular culture, gasoline/fuel history, the spatial transformation of cities, air pollution, critics of car culture, traffic accidents, the globalization of car culture, and much more. This is a reference guide for students and scholars of transportation history as well as anyone who has ever asked When did Japan export the first car to the U.S.? or When and how was smog discovered? or What make of car did Chuck Berry drive?

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780313303081
Characteristics: xiv, 222 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.


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