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Auto mania : cars, consumers, and the environment

Author: Tom McCarthy
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
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"The twentieth-century American experience with the automobile has much to tell us about the relationship between consumer capitalism and the environment, Tom McCarthy contends. In Auto Mania he presents the first environmental history of the automobile that shows how consumer desire (and manufacturer decisions) created impacts across the product life cycle - from raw material extraction to manufacturing to consumer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McCarthy
ISBN: 9780300110388 0300110383 9780300158489 0300158483
OCLC Number: 123029624
Description: xx, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction : The great experiment --
1. The arrogance of wealth --
2. Foresight and emotion --
3. A monstrously big thing --
4. An industrial epic --
5. The death and afterlife of automobiles --
6. Cadillacs and community --
7. Disenchanted with Detroit --
8. If we can put a man on the Moon ... --
9. The one who got it --
10. Out of my dead hands --
11. Small was beautiful --
12. The riddle of the sport utility vehicle --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Tom McCarthy.
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