Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Asphalt Nation : How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back - 97 edition

Asphalt Nation : How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back (ISBN10: 0520216202; ISBN13: 9780520216204)
ISBN13: 978-0520216204
ISBN10: 0520216202

Summary: Asphalt Nation is a powerful examination of how the automobile has ravaged America's cities and landscape over the past 100 years together with a compelling strategy for reversing our automobile dependency. Jane Holtz Kay provides a history of the rapid spread of the automobile and documents the huge subsidies commanded by the highway lobby, to the detriment of once-efficient forms of mass transportation. Demonstrating that there are economic, political ...show more, architectural, and personal solutions to the problem, she shows that radical change is entirely possible. This book is essential reading for everyone interested in the history of our relationship with the car, and in the prospect of returning to a world of human mobility. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 10/01/1998
International: No

View Review



List Price: $30.95
Used $15.48
Used
Save $15.47 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 17 hours and 34 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

52 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Asphalt Nation : How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take It Back
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (52)  |  New (10)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (11)  |  Good (24)  |  Acceptable (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$3.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Midtown Scholar Bookstore PA
Harrisburg, PA
Seller Rating: 4.73
10-1-98 Paperback FINE Superb, crisp, clean, unread paperback with very light shelfwear to the covers and publisher's mark to one edge-GREAT! 1.29 lbs.
$8.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Left Coast Books
Goleta, CA
Seller Rating: 4.77
xii, 418 pp., illus., biblio., index; 23 cm. Tight, clean copy. "Asphalt Nation is a powerful examination of how the automobile has ravaged America's cities and landscape over the past 100 years toget ...show moreher with a compelling strategy for reversing our automobile dependency. Jane Holtz Kay provides a history of the rapid spread of the automobile and documents the huge subsidies commanded by the highway lobby, to the detriment of once-efficient forms of mass transportation. Demonstrating that there are economic, political, architectural, and personal solutions to the problem, she shows that radical change is entirely possible. This book is essential reading for everyone interested in the history of our relationship with the car, and in the prospect of returning to a world of human mobility. / Jane Holtz Kay is the architecture and planning critic for The Nation and the author of Lost Boston (1980) and Preserving New England (1986)." - Publisher. ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close