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The Car in British Society Class, Gender and Motoring, 1896-1939 (Studies in Popular Culture) by Sean O"Connell

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Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English


  • Automotive - History,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Gender Studies,
  • 20th century,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Road & motor vehicles: general interest,
  • Road vehicle manufacturing industry,
  • Transport industries,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9447449M
ISBN 100719055067
ISBN 109780719055065

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