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The automobile and American life

John Alfred Heitmann

The automobile and American life

by John Alfred Heitmann

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History,
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Social aspects -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn A. Heitmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9710.U52 H39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23015308M
    ISBN 109780786440139
    LC Control Number2009001474

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