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Car country an environmental history

Author: Christopher W Wells
Publisher: Seattle [u.a.] Univ. of Washington Press 2014
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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For most people in the United States, going almost anywhere begins with reaching for the car keys. In this book, the author rejects the idea that the nation's automotive status quo can be explained  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Wells
ISBN: 9780295994291 0295994290 9780295992150 0295992158
OCLC Number: 1073564301
Description: XXXIV, 427 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Foreword by William Cronon Acknowledgments Prologue: A Car of One's Own Part One | Before the Automobile, 1880-19051. Roads and Reformers Part Two | Dawn of the Motor Age, 1895-19192. Automotive Pioneers 3. Building for Traffic Photo Gallery One Part Three | Creating Car Country, 1919-19414. Motor-Age Geography 5. Fueling the Boom 6. The Paths Out of Town Photo Gallery Two Part Four | New Patterns, New Standards, New Landscapes, 1940-19607. Suburban Nation Epilogue | Reaching for the Car Keys Notes Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Responsibility: Christopher W. Wells.
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