The Economic and Social Effects of the Spread of Motor Vehicles: An International Centenary Tribute

The Economic and Social Effects of the Spread of Motor Vehicles: An International Centenary Tribute

by Theo Barker (Editor)

Paperback(1st ed. 1987)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349086269
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1987
Edition description: 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors - Editor's Preface - A German Centenary in 1986, a French in 1995 or the Real Beginnings about 1905; T.Barker - The Beginnings of the Automobile in Germany; O.Nibel - The Motor Vehicle and the Revolution in Road Transport: The American Experience; J.B.Rae - The Early Growth of Long-distance Bus Transport in the United States; M.Walsh - Diesel Trucks and Buses: Their Gradual Spread in the United States; J.M.Laux - The Automobile and the City in the American South; D.R.Goldfield and B.A.Brownell - Some Economic and Social Effects of Motor Vehicles in France Since 1890; P.Fridenson - Why Did the Pioneer Fall Behind? Motorization in Germany Between the Wars; F.Blaich - Motorization on the New Frontier: the Case of Saskatchewan, Canada, 1906-34; G.T.Bloomfield - The Internal Combustion Engine and the Revolution in Transport: the Case of Czechoslovakia with some European Comparisons; J.Purs - Japan: the Late Starter who Outpaced all her Rivals; K.Shimokawa - Motor Transport in a Developing Area: Zaire, 1903-59; E.S.Tsund'olela - Motor Transport in a Developing Area: Soviet Central Asia; M.A.Akhunova, J.S.Borisov and B.A.Tulepbaev - Death on the Roads: Changing National Responses to Motor Accidents; J.Foreman-Peck - Advances in Road Construction Technology in France; D.Barjot - Index

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