The Automobile Industry, 1920-1980

The Automobile Industry, 1920-1980

Book - 1989
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Baker & Taylor
Covers specific manufacturers, technological developments, industry leaders, safety, and the consumer movement

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This, the fourth volume of the Encyclopedia of American business history and biography , is the second part (but first published) of two volumes covering the industry so closely tied to the rise of America as a World power. This volume covers advancements and history makers of the industry through 1980, presenting such key entries as Preston Tucker, Highway Safety Act of 1966, John Z. DeLorean, imports, pollution, the Chrysler Corporation, Lee Iacocca. Major biographical entries run about 10,000 words, standard entries 3,500-5,000 words. A single index includes proper names as well as key terms, and also indicates the presence of (b&w) illustrations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1989
ISBN: 9780816020836
Branch Call Number: 338.76292
Characteristics: xxvi, 520 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: May, George S.


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