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On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World (Hardback)
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On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World (Hardback)

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Hardback 340 Pages / Published: 22/05/2006
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On the Move presents a rich history of one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. Increasing mobility has been a constant throughout the modern era, evident in mass car ownership, plane travel, and the rise of the Internet. Typically, people have equated increasing mobility with increasing freedom. However, as Cresswell shows, while mobility has certainly increased in modern times, attempts to control and restrict mobility are just as characteristic of modernity. Through a series of fascinating historical episodes Cresswell shows how mobility and its regulation have been central to the experience of modernity.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415952552
Number of pages: 340
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm

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