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The Car: A History of the Automobile
     

The Car: A History of the Automobile

by Jonathan Glancey
 

Once viewed as a plaything of the wealthy and eccentric, the car is now an integral part of modern life. The Car takes us on a tour of the many roles that the automobile has played in its lifetime, and the many guise and different models in which it has appeared. Not just a book of glossy advertising shots, The Car is a social history of the impact that cars and

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Once viewed as a plaything of the wealthy and eccentric, the car is now an integral part of modern life. The Car takes us on a tour of the many roles that the automobile has played in its lifetime, and the many guise and different models in which it has appeared. Not just a book of glossy advertising shots, The Car is a social history of the impact that cars and driving have had on the world, and nowhere more so than in the United States: freeways, driveins, trucks and trailer parks all spring from the invention of the internal combustion engine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847320445
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.71(d)

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Jonathan Glancey is the architecture and design editor of The Guardian.

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