The Automobile Age

The Automobile Age

By James J. Flink





In this sweeping cultural history, James Flink provides a fascinating account of the creation of the world's first automobile culture. He offers both a critical survey of the development of automotive technology and the automotive industry and an analysis of the social effects of "automobility" on workers and consumers.


Out of Print ISBN: 9780262061117 470 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


$60.00 X ISBN: 9780262560559 470 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


  • The Automobile Age should be required reading for all students of the automobile industry and its transforming impact on the economy, society, and popular culture of the United States. The book is a virtual encyclopedia of automotive history...Its rich details, comparative insights, persuasive interpretations, and wealth of excellent photographs all combine to make this an essential volume for modern American historians.

    Ronald Edsforth

    Journal of American History