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The cultural life of the automobile [electronic resource] : roads to modernity / Guillermo Giucci ; translated by Anne Mayagoitia and Debra Nagao.

Author/Creator:
Giucci, Guillermo, 1954-
Standardized Title:
Vida cultural del autom�ovil. English
Edition:
1st University of Texas Press ed.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, 2012.
Series:
LLILAS Translations from Latin America series.
LLILAS Translations from Latin America series
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 238 p., [12] p. of plates : ill.
Subjects:
Automobiles -- Social aspects.
Automobiles -- History.
Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States.
Automobiles -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Henry Ford : from popular inventor to legend
Fordism and cultural circulation
The transnational object
Contradictions of mobility
Mechanical actors
Final remarks : kinetic modernity and the automobile.
Notes:
Translated from the Spanish.
Originally published in Portugese in 2004 as A vida cultural do autom�ovel : Percursos da modernidade cin�etica. Rio de Janeiro: Civiliza�c�ao Brasileira. Published in Spanish in 2007 as La vida cultural del autom�ovil : Rutas de la modernidad cin�etica. Buenos Aire: Universidad Nacional de Quilmes.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Mayagoitia, Anne.
Nagao, Debra.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN:
9780292728721 (alk. paper)
0292728727 (alk. paper)
9780292737846
029273784X
9780292743595 (e-book)
OCLC:
794672188
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