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Americans Adopt the Auto

Eastman, Joel W. Styling v. Safety: The American Automobile Industry and the Development of Automotive Safety, 1900-1966. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1984.

Flink, James J. America Adopts the Automobile, 1895-1910. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1970.

Flink, James J. The Automobile Age. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1988.

Franz, Kathleen. “Narrating Automobility: Travelers, Tinkerers, and Technological Authority in the Twentieth Century.” Providence, R.I.: Brown University, Ph.D. diss., 1999.

Hokanson, Drake. The Lincoln Highway: Main Street across America, a Tenth Anniversary Edition. Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1999.

Hounshell, David. From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983.

Jakle, John A., and Keith A. Sculle. The Gas Station in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Kline, Ronald R. Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

McShane, Clay. The Automobile: A Chronology of Its Antecedents, Development, and Impact. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

McShane, Clay. Down the Asphalt Path: The Automobile and the American City. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

Meyer, Stephen. The Five-Dollar Day: Labor, Management, and Social Control in the Ford Motor Company. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1981.

Rae, John B. The Road and the Car in American Life. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1971.

Scharff, Virginia. Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.

U.S. Department of Transportation. America’s Highways, 1776-1976: A History of the Federal-Aid Program. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1977.

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