Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back

Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back

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Asphalt Nation is a major work of urban studies that examines how the automobile has ravaged America’s cities and landscape, and how we can fight back.

 

The automobile was once seen as a boon to American life, eradicating the pollution caused by horses and granting citizens new levels of personal freedom and mobility. But it was not long before the servant became the master—public spaces were designed to accommodate the automobile at the expense of the pedestrian,… (more)

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Publisher: Crown (June 20, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 3.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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