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The Resource Engines of change : a history of the American dream in fifteen cars, Paul Ingrassia

Engines of change : a history of the American dream in fifteen cars, Paul Ingrassia

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Engines of change : a history of the American dream in fifteen cars
Title
Engines of change
Title remainder
a history of the American dream in fifteen cars
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ingrassia
Title variation
  • History of the American dream in fifteen cars
  • History of the American dream in 15 cars
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history reflected by fifteen iconic car models to discuss how automobiles reflect key cultural shifts as well as developments in such areas as manufacturing, women's rights, and environmental awareness
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ingrassia, Paul
Dewey number
629.2220973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL23
LC item number
.I54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • United States
  • Personenkraftwagen
  • USA
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
Label
Engines of change : a history of the American dream in fifteen cars, Paul Ingrassia
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Henry met Sallie : car wars and culture clashes at the dawn of America's automotive age -- Zora, Zora, Zora : a Bolshevik boy escapes the Nazis and saves the great American sports car -- The 1959 Cadillacs : style, status, and the race for the biggest tail fins ever -- Volkswagen's Beetle and Microbus : the long and winding road from Hitler to the hippies -- The Chevy Corvair makes Ralph Nader famous, lawyers ubiquitous, and (eventually) George W. Bush president of the United States -- Turning a "librarian" into a "sexpot" : the youth boom, the sixties, and the making of the Mustang -- The brief but glorious reign of John Z. DeLorean and the Pontiac GTO -- Ohio Gozaimasu : Godzilla, Mr. Thunder, and how a little Japanese car became America's big Ichiban -- The Chrysler minivans : baby boomers become soccer moms and a, um, driving force in American politics -- The BMW 3 series : the rise of the yuppies and the road to Arugula -- The Jeep : from war to Suburbia, or how to look like you're going rock climbing when you're really going to Nordstrom -- The Ford F-series : cowboys, country music, and red-meat wheels for red-state Americans -- An innovative car (the Prius), its insufferable drivers (the Pious), and the advent of a new era
Control code
ocn741542546
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 395 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451640632
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781451640632
  • (OCoLC)741542546
Label
Engines of change : a history of the American dream in fifteen cars, Paul Ingrassia
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Henry met Sallie : car wars and culture clashes at the dawn of America's automotive age -- Zora, Zora, Zora : a Bolshevik boy escapes the Nazis and saves the great American sports car -- The 1959 Cadillacs : style, status, and the race for the biggest tail fins ever -- Volkswagen's Beetle and Microbus : the long and winding road from Hitler to the hippies -- The Chevy Corvair makes Ralph Nader famous, lawyers ubiquitous, and (eventually) George W. Bush president of the United States -- Turning a "librarian" into a "sexpot" : the youth boom, the sixties, and the making of the Mustang -- The brief but glorious reign of John Z. DeLorean and the Pontiac GTO -- Ohio Gozaimasu : Godzilla, Mr. Thunder, and how a little Japanese car became America's big Ichiban -- The Chrysler minivans : baby boomers become soccer moms and a, um, driving force in American politics -- The BMW 3 series : the rise of the yuppies and the road to Arugula -- The Jeep : from war to Suburbia, or how to look like you're going rock climbing when you're really going to Nordstrom -- The Ford F-series : cowboys, country music, and red-meat wheels for red-state Americans -- An innovative car (the Prius), its insufferable drivers (the Pious), and the advent of a new era
Control code
ocn741542546
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 395 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451640632
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781451640632
  • (OCoLC)741542546

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