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Car Nation

An Illustrated History of Canada's Transformation Behind the Wheel

Canadians fell in love with the car at first glance. They were scared by it too, and by its potential. Canada was quick to become a car nation, as the automobile was enthusiastically adopted by … 96 View
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Introduction

Machines, People, Places and a World Transformed

From: Car Nation

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Examines the car as a technology that changed the world as we know it. Outlines that the car became a fulcrum for human interaction. Looks at the American Influence on the Canadian Car Industry. … 9 $0.90 Add
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Campus Parking and the Car as a Third Place

Asphalt Grievances and Commuter Sociability

From: Degrees of Failure

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Using the examples of three Canadian schools, this chapter demonstrates how issues concerning the automobile, especially both the lack and expansion of on-campus parking, have become major policy … 13 $1.30 Add
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The Auto Revolution Begins:

Invention and Industry

From: Car Nation

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1900-1920. Looks at the beginning of the auto revolution, examines different makes and models, looks at the auto revolution’s impact on work, wages, and workers 17 $1.70 Add
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Canada’s New Carscape:

Town and Country Remade

From: Car Nation

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1912-1930. Analyzes the spread of the car in popularity and the freedom it represented to Canadians as you could now travel across the country, the changes to cities because of the car, road … 17 $1.70 Add
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Canadian Motordom in Depression and War

From: Car Nation

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1930-1945. Looks at the downturn for the auto industry during the Great Depression, the unionization of the industry, and the effect of WWII on the auto industry. Specifically uses the life of … 17 $1.70 Add
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King Car:

The Automobile’s Golden Age

From: Car Nation

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1945-1973. Analyzes the Great post-war boom in the car industry and argues that the automobile emblems of the era They represented a new industrial might, a new ethos of consumption and a new … 19 $1.90 Add
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Driving into the World, from Oil Crisis to Today

From: Car Nation

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1973 – 2005. Looks at the oil shock of 1973, looks at the car industries involvement in nationalism, continentialism, and globalization, the development of fuel economy & emissions … 17 $1.70 Add