The Automobile Age

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MIT Press, 1990 - Social Science - 456 pages
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In this sweeping cultural history, James Flink provides a fascinating account of the creation of the world's first automobile culture. He offers both a critical survey of the development of automotive technology and the automotive industry and an analysis of the social effects of "automobility" on workers and consumers.James J. Flink is an affiliate of the Institute of Transportation Studies and Professor of Comparative Culture at the University of California, Irvine.

  

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Contents

The Emerging Industry
15
4
40
The Rise of the Giants
56
War and Peace
73
7
112
8
129
The Family Car
158
12
229
13
251
14
268
16
294
17
327
Notes
410
Index
430
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Jairo Nunes is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the State University of Campinas, Brazil.

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