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Hell on wheels : the promise and peril of America's car culture, 1900-1940 / David Blanke.

By: Blanke, David, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Culture America: Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2007Description: x, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780700615155 (cloth : alk. paper); 0700615156 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Traffic accident victims -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Hell on wheels.DDC classification: 303.48/32097309041
Contents:
The car and American life, 1900-1940 -- Auto use and auto accidents, 1900-1940 -- The dysfunctional love affair -- Avoidable accidents and the challenge of automotive citizenship -- Perfection and perfectibility in auto safety reform -- The mirrored glasses : enforcement and the inevitable auto accident.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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HE5623 .B58 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001907583

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The car and American life, 1900-1940 -- Auto use and auto accidents, 1900-1940 -- The dysfunctional love affair -- Avoidable accidents and the challenge of automotive citizenship -- Perfection and perfectibility in auto safety reform -- The mirrored glasses : enforcement and the inevitable auto accident.

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