The Art of the Automobile

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ISBN: 9780061051289
Release Date: 2000-05-03
Number of pages: 256
Author: Dennis Adler
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Art of the Automobile in PDF and EPUB Award-winning automotive historian, author, and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a whirlwind tour through more than a century of automotive history, from the first production motorcar, the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwage, to fabled makes including Hispano-Suiza, Duesenberg, packard, and Hudson More than 200 stunning color photographs define and detail the remarkable styling and revolutionary mechanical engineering for 100 greatest cars ever built. Adler, in accordance with the world's leading automotive dseigners, collectors, and authorities, picks the top ten cars of all time--breathtaking cars that have become the motoring icons of the twentieth century. The Art of the Automobile reveals not only the makes and models that have left an indelible mark on the motoring world, but why and how these specific cars have become so important to the history of the automobile itself. For anyone whose pulse quickens at the sound of a Ferrari V-12, or whose heart races at the sight of a glorious 1930s Duesenberg, here, truly, is the essential car book of the century.


The Automobile

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ISBN: 0761418776
Release Date: 2005-09-01
Number of pages: 112
Author: James Lincoln Collier
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

Download and read online The Automobile in PDF and EPUB Discusses the history of cars, from the earliest models developed in Europe to the current global states of automobile design, production, and use, including the positive and negative effects of automobiles on society and the environment.


World s Worst Cars

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ISBN: 9781404218444
Release Date: 2008-08
Number of pages: 80
Author: Craig Cheetham
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

Download and read online World s Worst Cars in PDF and EPUB Describes the automobiles with the least success, including vehicles that were poorly constructed, badly designed, so expensive or so unpopular they lost money, or marketed as part of the wrong make.


Under the Hood

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Publisher: In the Hands of a Child

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Driving Around the USA

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ISBN: 9780195132304
Release Date: 2003-12-04
Number of pages: 64
Author: Martin W. Sandler
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Driving Around the USA in PDF and EPUB Describes the evolving role that the automobile has played in the history of the United States.


Ferrari

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105114448553
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 319
Author: Dennis Adler
Publisher: Random House Incorporated

Download and read online Ferrari in PDF and EPUB With more than two hundred color photos, a new title by the author of Porsche: The Road from Zuffenhausen traces the story of Enzo Ferrari's production, over the last fifty years, of the cars born in Maranello, Italy, that became the most coveted and recognized sports cars of the twentieth century.


Popular Mechanics

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Release Date: 1985-07
Number of pages: 160
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Download and read online Popular Mechanics in PDF and EPUB Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.


Popular Science

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Release Date: 1984-08
Number of pages: 116
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Download and read online Popular Science in PDF and EPUB Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.


Popular Mechanics

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Release Date: 1983-11
Number of pages: 216
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Download and read online Popular Mechanics in PDF and EPUB Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.


The 100 Greatest Advertisements 1852 1958

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ISBN: 9780486144085
Release Date: 2012-11-09
Number of pages: 256
Author: Julian Watkins
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The 100 Greatest Advertisements 1852 1958 in PDF and EPUB The priceless ingredient; His master's voice; 9944/100% pure; over 100 others. How they were written, their impact, and much more. Remarkable record. 130 illustratrions.


The Car and the Camera

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ISBN: 9780814326749
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 96
Author: David Lanier Lewis
Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Download and read online The Car and the Camera in PDF and EPUB Featuring fifty color and twenty black-and-white photographs, a survey of automobile photography from the fifties to the nineties traces the technological advances and cultural shifts that have affected the ways in which cars have been advertised. Original. UP.


The Corvette in Literature and Culture

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ISBN: 9780786489404
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Number of pages: 262
Author: Jerry W. Passon
Publisher: McFarland

Download and read online The Corvette in Literature and Culture in PDF and EPUB As the original American sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette has come to represent power, freedom and sexuality for more than half a century. Yet it also hints at personal identity and style, suggesting how effectively values and meaning are communicated through an object. Using various critical perspectives, this close analysis of this highly recognizable automobile finds diverse aspects of American culture revealed. Topics covered include the Corvette in literature; its ties to masculine identity, including homosexuality, as well as female sexuality; and the Corvette as artistic object, among.


The Automobile and American Life

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ISBN: 9781476601991
Release Date: 2009-02-22
Number of pages: 260
Author: John Heitmann
Publisher: McFarland

Download and read online The Automobile and American Life in PDF and EPUB This is the story of how the automobile changed the essence of life in America. Both a general history of the automobile and a broad-ranging analysis of its cultural effects, the text addresses such topics as cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the well-to-do; Henry Ford and the rise of the machine age; competition and the evolving consumer in the 1920s; the development of roads and the accompanying road culture; religion, gender, courtship and sex; effects of the Great Depression and World War II; the 1950s golden age of automobiles and the emergence of youth culture; and how American car culture has been represented in film, song, poetry and literature.


Inside the Fisher Body Craftsman s Guild

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ISBN: 9780786487950
Release Date: 2011-12-15
Number of pages: 336
Author: John L. Jacobus
Publisher: McFarland

Download and read online Inside the Fisher Body Craftsman s Guild in PDF and EPUB "From 1930 to 1968, General Motors sponsored a national model craftsmanship/auto design competition for youth--the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild. These essays by 29 Guildsmen chronicle their experiences in the competition, revealing their model car design techniques, and highlighting the technical expertise and dedication required of those who sought the ultimate prize--a GM university trust fund"--Provided by publisher.


100 Greatest Video Game Franchises

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ISBN: 9781442278158
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Number of pages: 266
Author: Robert Mejia
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online 100 Greatest Video Game Franchises in PDF and EPUB Video games take players on a trip through ancient battlefields, to mythic worlds, and across galaxies. They provide players with a way to try on new identities and acquire vast superpowers. Video games also give people the chance to hit reset – to play again and again until they achieve a desired outcome. Their popularity has enabled them to grow far beyond their humble origins and to permeate other forms of popular culture, from comic books and graphic novels to films and television programs. Video games are universal. In 100 Greatest Video Game Franchises, editors Robert Mejia, Jaime Banks, and Aubrie Adams have assembled essays that identify, assess, and reveal the most important video games of all-time. Each entry makes a case for the game’s cultural significance and why it deserves to be on the list, from its influence on other games to its impact on an international scale. In addition to providing information about the game developer and when the franchise was established, these entries explore the connections between the different video games, examining them across genre, theme, and content. This accessible collection of essays gives readers an opportunity to gauge their favorite video game franchises against the best of all time and argue how they each fit among the 100 greatest ever created. Whether casually looking up information on these games or eager to learn how franchises evolved over the years, readers will enjoy this entertaining and informative volume. Comprehensive and engaging, 100 Greatest Video Game Franchises will appeal to fans and scholars alike.