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
, 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 more
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, 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 1 days and 57 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

47 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 (47)  |  New (7)  |  Like New (3)  |  Very Good (9)  |  Good (24)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$15.48
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$28.34
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$7.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB - Concord
Concord, CA
Seller Rating: 4.6
1998 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$9.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Earthlight Books
Olympia, WA
Seller Rating: 4.64
0520216202 Good, clean text, paperback binding, light to moderate wear to corners and edges, may have previous owner's signature, remainder mark, sticker/residue, and/or other minor aesthetic flaws. S ...show moreatisfaction guaranteed. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973. ...show less
$9.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Mahler Books TX
Pflugerville, TX
Seller Rating: 4.86
10/1/1998 Paperback Very Good 0520216202. This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. It does have some shelfwear. Inside pages are clean.
$9.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.79
Berkeley, CA 1998 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 440 p. Contains: Illustrations.
$9.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Sixth Chamber, Inc
St. Paul, MN
Seller Rating: 4.75
Trade Paperback University of California Press. Previous Owners Name Inside Front Cover. Unless Listed in this decription, VG or Better.
$11.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Niki's Variety Items
Altoona, PA
Seller Rating: 4.86
SOFTBACK IS NEW AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. NO MARKINGS WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR. WILL SEND OUT QUICKLY
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.27
1998 Paperback Good 0520216202.
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
The Bookworm IL
Carbondale, IL
Seller Rating: 4.77
1998 Paperback Very good No names or marks.
$21.31
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.41
New Book. Shipped from UK within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$27.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
Page:   < Previous   |     1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close