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Autopia: Cars and Culture


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Autopia: Cars and Culture

Название: Autopia: Cars and Culture
Автор(ы): Michael Bracewell, Ziauddin Sardar
Издательство: Reaktion Books
Год: 2000
ISBN-10: 1861891326
Страниц: 400
Язык: English
Формат: PDF
Размер: 105 MB

Аутопия: Машины и культура.
Образ автомобиля в современной массовой культуре.

The reach of the car today is almost universal, and its effect on landscapes, cityscapes, cultures indeed, on the very fabric of the modern world is profound. Cars have brought benefits to individuals in terms of mobility and expanded horizons, but the cost has been very high in terms of damage to the environment and the consumption of precious resources. Despite the growing belief that a Faustian price is now being paid for the freedom cars have bestowed on us, we are none the less manufacturing them in ever greater numbers. "Autopia" is the first book to explore the culture of the motor car in the widest possible sense. Featuring newly commissioned essays by writers, critics, historians, artists and film-makers, as well as reprinting key texts, it examines the effect of the car throughout the world, including the USA, Western and Eastern Europe, Japan, China, Cuba, India and South Africa. In this book the car is treated neither as a technological fetish object nor as an instrument of danger. Instead, it is examined as a hugely important determinant of 20th-century culture, neither wholly good nor an unmitigated disaster, and certainly endlessly fascinating.

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