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Car mania : a critical history of modern transport, 1770-1990.

Author: Winfried Wolf
Publisher: London : Pluto, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This study, covering 200 years, takes a look at transport past and present. It examines current European and American transport structures and policies in the light of sustainability and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winfried Wolf
ISBN: 0745309712 9780745309712 0745309704 9780745309705
OCLC Number: 60309823
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries - railways and canals; the resistible rise of the car - the forced decline of the railways; the car society - myth, mania and machismo.

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