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Motor transport

Author: Margaret Walsh
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 1998.
Series: Studies in transport history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a collection of essays looking at the history of motor transport. The contributors focus on topics such as: markets in the British motoring industry before 1914; the inter-war motor industry;  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Walsh
ISBN: 1859283454 9781859283455
OCLC Number: 59629503
Description: xxiii, 212 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction - mass motoring, missing from history, Margaret Walsh; slow progress - forty years of motoring research, T.C. Barker; markets and marketing in the British motor industry before 1914, with some French comparisons, Roy Church; the outstanding potential market - the British motor industry and Europe, 1945-75, Timothy R. Whisler; concentration in the inter-war motor industry, D.G. Rhys; fom trestles to tracks - the influence of the motor car manufacturing process on the design of British car factories, Paul Collins and Michael Stratton; the British motor-cycle industry during the 1930s, Steve Koerner; the background to bus regulation in the 1930 Road Traffic Act - economic, political and personal influences in the 1920s, Corinne Mulley; steaming through New England with Locomobile, L.J. Andrew Villalon and James M. Laux; improved earth - travel on the Canadian prairies, 1920-50, Rod Bantjes; "see this amazing America" - the long-distance bus industry's use of advertising in its first quarter century, Margaret Walsh.
Series Title: Studies in transport history.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Walsh.


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