Cars and Culture by Rudi R. Volti
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Cars and Culture
By Rudi R. Volti

Cars and Culture

The Life Story of a Technology

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Cars and Culture by Rudi R. Volti

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801883996
ISBN-10: 0801883997
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rudi R. Volti

Rudi Volti teaches sociology at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. His publications include Society and Technological Change (Worth Publishers, 2005), The Engineer in History (Peter Lang Publishing, 2001), and The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Society (Facts on File, 1999).

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