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The Resource Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America, Cotten Seiler, (electronic book)

Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America, Cotten Seiler, (electronic book)

Label
Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America
Title
Republic of drivers
Title remainder
a cultural history of automobility in America
Statement of responsibility
Cotten Seiler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rising gas prices, sprawl and congestion, global warming, even obesity--driving is a factor in many of the most contentious issues of our time. So how did we get here? How did automobile use become so vital to the identity of Americans? Republic of Drivers looks back at the period between 1895 and 1961--from the founding of the first automobile factory in America to the creation of the Interstate Highway System--to find out how driving evolved into a crucial symbol of freedom and agency. Cotten Seiler combs through a vast number of historical, social scientific, philosophical, and literary source
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seiler, Cotten
Dewey number
303.48/320973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE5623
LC item number
.S42 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Automobiles
  • National characteristics, American
  • Social values
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America, Cotten Seiler, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-215) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10288717
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 230 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226745640
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America, Cotten Seiler, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-215) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10288717
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 230 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226745640
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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