Globalizing Automobilism

Globalizing Automobilism
Author : Gijs Mom
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Total Pages : 856
Release : 2020-08-07
ISBN 10 : 9781789204629
ISBN 13 : 1789204623
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Why has “car society” proven so durable, even in the face of mounting environmental and economic crises? In this follow-up to his magisterial Atlantic Automobilism, Gijs Mom traces the global spread of the automobile in the postwar era and investigates why adopting more sustainable forms of mobility has proven so difficult. Drawing on archival research as well as wide-ranging forays into popular culture, Mom reveals here the roots of the exuberance, excess, and danger that define modern automotive culture.

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