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Tinkering : consumers reinvent the early automobile

Author: Kathleen Franz
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2005.
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Tinkering takes a fresh look at early automotive design from the bottom up, as a process that included manufacturers, engineers, designers, advice experts, and consumers, from savvy buyers to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Franz, Kathleen.
Tinkering.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004065111
(OCoLC)57406174
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Franz
ISBN: 9780812201932 0812201930 9780812221589 0812221583
OCLC Number: 607689426
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Automobiles in the Machine Age --
What consumers wanted --
Women's Ingenuity --
Consumers become inventors --
A tinkerer's story --
The automotive industry takes the stage.
Responsibility: Kathleen Franz.

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