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The motor car and popular culture in the 20th century

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Automobiles -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Automobiles -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[edited by] David Thoms, Len Holden, Tim Claydon.
      ContributionsThoms, David., Holden, Len., Claydon, Tim.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5663.A6 M64 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL688609M
      ISBN 101859284612
      LC Control Number97035619

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      The Automobile in American History and Culture provides a resource with which to examine the entire field and its structure. Popular culture scholars and enthusiasts involved in automotive research will appreciate the extensive scope of this reference. Cross-referenced throughout, it will Reviews: 2.   The automobile’s first growth phase ended with one car per family, but the second growth phase ended with about one car per person. During the 60’s there was a 25 million increase in car registrations (Hess 10). Car engineers now focused on making the car more efficient, because the regular A to B car was already s:

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