The Great Car Craze: How Southern California Collided with the Automobile in the 1920's
During the '20s, Southern California became the most heavily motorized area on earth--with automobile registration increasing five times as fast as the population. Dr. Brilliant discusses the human, technological, aesthetic, and ecological effects the region experienced while embracing mobility as one of life's highest values.
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