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Drive On!: A Social History Of The Motor Car
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Granta Books
Publication date October 31, 2004
Pages 406
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781862076983
ISBN-10 1862076987
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.00
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Stimulating, informative, provocative, and witty, Drive On! charts the international history of the car, decade by decade, examining how cars have adapted as a result of what society has demanded of them. While some chapters are devoted to quirky topics like “Where to Stop” and “What to Wear,” others look at the technological changes of the last century, from wooden wheels to computer control. Along the way, L.J.K. Setright, who is considered one of the world’s foremost and most forthright writers on the subject, offers fascinating divagations on everything from the origins of the word “dashboard” to the maximum speed of a raindrop.


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Hardcover
from Granta Books (March 1, 2004)
9781862076280 | details & prices | 500 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.40 lbs | List price $45.00
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from Granta Books (October 31, 2004)
9781862076983 | details & prices | 406 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $25.00
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