One of the leading artifacts of modern technology, the automobile has shaped our physical, economic, social, and cultural environment. The history of the automobile demonstrates how the decisions of governments, entrepreneurs, and the general public influence technological evolution. A succinct yet comprehensive history, Cars and Culture highlights the technical changes that altered the appearance and performance of automobiles, along with the myriad forces that have shaped the car's development.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 235 x 152 x 12 mm
An excellent and easily read encapsulation of major themes in automobile history. -- Neal V. Hitch * Michigan Historical Review *
Briskly paced and well written narrative. -- Bruce Pietrykowski * Journal of Transport History *