The Great Car Craze: How Southern California Collided with the Automobile in the 1920's

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Woodbridge Press, 1989 - Social Science - 208 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
11
Man
21
Machine
69
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About the author (1989)

Brilliant was born in England and graduated from the University of London. He has a PhD in history and has taught history.

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