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Cars

Accelerating the Modern World by Cormier, Brendan Code: 57571 Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publication date: 29/11/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019 Price: AU $58.99
A world without cars would be unrecognizable. They have altered the shape of our cities, transformed our nations and landscapes, revolutionized the way we make and buy things, and profoundly influenced our relationship with speed itself. Presenting the car as the driving force that accelerated the twentieth century, this book considers topics such as the Ford Model T and the legacy of mass production; the GM LaSalle and the birth of style and obsolescence; the original Volkswagen and the expression of national identity; the GM Firebird and the desire for frictionless movement. It takes and in-depth look at the history of the automobile and its impact, to better understand where we might want to go in the future. Published to accompany the V&A's exhibition Cars: Accelerating the Modern World (5 October 2019 - 20 April 2020)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 244
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Publisher: V & A PUBLICATIONS
Publication date: 29/11/2019
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 250mm X 200mm
Code: 57571