History Faculty Publications
Stealing Cars brings together expertise from the history of technology and cultural history as well as city planning and transborder studies to produce a compelling and detailed work that raises questions concerning American priorities and values. Drawing on sources that include interviews, government documents, patents, sociological and psychological studies, magazines, monographs, scholarly periodicals, film, fiction, and digital gaming, Heitmann and Morales tell a story that highlights both human creativity and some of the paradoxes of American life.
Copyright © 2014, Johns Hopkins University Press. This material first appeared in Stealing Cars: Technology and Society from the Model T to the Gran Torino. John A. Heitmann and Rebecca H. Morales.
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Place of Publication
Heitmann, John Alfred and Morales, Rebecca H., "Stealing Cars: Technology and Society from the Model T to the Gran Torino" (2014). History Faculty Publications. 99.
Chapter 6, "The Recent Past," is provided for download by permission of the publisher, Johns Hopkins University Press. Permission documentation is on file.