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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ingrassia, Paul
Dewey number
629.2220973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL23
LC item number
.I54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
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.
Extent
xx, 395 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451640632
Lccn
2012002303
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(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
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.
Extent
xx, 395 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781451640632
Lccn
2012002303
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)741542546

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