Automobility and Social Change in the South, 1909-1939 (Arland Studies in American Popular History and Culture) by Corey Leisseig

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Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Social History,
  • Social mobility,
  • Technology And Social Change,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Automotive Transportation,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Southern States,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • History / United States / General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • 1865-1945,
  • Automobiles

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8048104M
ISBN 100815333439
ISBN 109780815333432

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