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Lucsko, David N., 1976-
The business of speed : the hot rod industry in America, 1915-1990 / David N. Lucsko
Alternate Title Hot rod industry in America, 1915-1990
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TL236.3 .L83 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hot rods -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Automobiles -- Customizing -- United States -- History
Physical Description xvi, 343 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-315) and index
Contents Faster flivvers, 1915-1927 -- Westward ho, 1928-1942 -- From hot rods to hot rodding, 1945-1955 -- The California hot rod industry, 1945-1955 -- Factory muscle, 1955-1970 -- Bolt-on power, 1955-1970 -- The Speed Equipment Manufacturers Association -- "Ink-happy do-gooders", 1960-1978 -- "This dreadful conspiracy", 1966-1984 -- The best of times, the worst of times, 1970-1990
Series Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)

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