9781476669359-147666935X-The Automobile and American Life

The Automobile and American Life

ISBN-13: 9781476669359
ISBN-10: 147666935X
Edition: 2
Author: John Heitmann
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Format: Paperback 291 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781476669359
ISBN-10: 147666935X
Edition: 2
Author: John Heitmann
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Format: Paperback 291 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author John Heitmann wrote The Automobile and American Life comprising 291 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 147666935X and 9781476669359. Since then The Automobile and American Life textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 3.05 or rent at the marketplace.

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Now revised and updated, this book tells the story of how the automobile transformed American life and how automotive design and technology have changed over time. It details cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the wealthy; racing and the promotion of the industry; Henry Ford and the advent of mass production; market competition during the 1920s; the development of roads and accompanying highway culture; the effects of the Great Depression and World War II; the automotive Golden Age of the 1950s; oil crises and the turbulent 1970s; the decline and then resurgence of the Big Three; and how American car culture has been represented in film, music and literature. Updated notes and a select bibliography serve as valuable resources to those interested in automotive history.

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