Los Angeles and the Automobile: The Making of the Modern City (Google eBook)
More comprehensive than any other book on this topic, "Los Angeles and the Automobile" places the evolution of Los Angeles within the context of American political and urban history.
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As the first great auto-age metropolis, Los Angeles deserves study to understand the public choices that were made and the pattern that other cities followed. Unlike some books, like Howard Preston's ... Read full review
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