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Seiler, Cotten
Republic of drivers : a cultural history of automobility in America / Cotten Seiler
Alternate Title Cultural history of automobility in America
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HE5623 .S64 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Automobile driving -- Social aspects -- United States
National characteristics, American
Social values -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century
Physical Description x, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-215) and index
Contents Introduction: Automobility and American subjectivity -- Individualism, Taylorization, and the crisis of Republican selfhood -- Workmen's compensation, women's emancipation: the promise of automobility, 1895-1929 -- Crafting autonomous subjects: automobility and the cold war -- "So that we as a race might have something authentic to travel by": African American automobility and midcentury liberalism -- "How can the driver be remodeled?" : automobility and the liberal subject -- Conclusion: Automobility's futures

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