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Vehicle of Desire: Evolution of the Automobile and Americas Dependence on Petroleum Mahmoud Nimir Musa

Vehicle of Desire: Evolution of the Automobile and Americas Dependence on Petroleum

Mahmoud Nimir Musa

Published November 25th 2008
ISBN : 9781439209134
Paperback
174 pages
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Vehicle of Desire: Evolution of the Automobile and Americas Dependence on Petroleum, by Mahmoud Mimir Musa and William Cecil-Smith, attempts to bring into perspective two hundred years of the American love affair with the car and its impact on U.S.MoreVehicle of Desire: Evolution of the Automobile and Americas Dependence on Petroleum, by Mahmoud Mimir Musa and William Cecil-Smith, attempts to bring into perspective two hundred years of the American love affair with the car and its impact on U.S. energy dependence. Musa and Cecil-Smiths detailed and thoroughly researched book leaves no stone unturned in its lucid description of how America has come to its current crossroads with oil and the automobile. Musa and Cecil-Smiths Vehicle of Desire: Tracing Americas Dependence on Petroleum examines not just the technical aspects of the challenges facing American transportation and our car-culture, they also investigate the cultural and sociological factors that have turned Americas love affair with the automobile into a global concern. Written with clarity, authority, and frankness, Vehicle of Desire: Tracing Americas Dependence on Petroleum offers new perspectives in tackling one of the pressing issues of our time.