Wheel Estate: The Rise and Decline of Mobile Homes
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BeschreibungIn Wheel Estate, Allan Wallis offers a lively and informative history of the mobile home in the United States over six decades. His colorful account, extensively illustrated with period photographs and vivid portraits of the people who live in mobile homes and the industry pioneers who designed and built them, will inform and amuse anyone curious about this American phenomenon.
PortraitAllan D. Wallis is director of research for the National Civil League and assistant professor of public policy at the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Denver
PressestimmenThis pioneering study succeeds admirably... Wallis's work is solidly researched, well written, extensively illustrated, and a true contribution to both American vehicular and housing history. Technology and Culture A significant book. Boston Globe A sober yet entertaining account-packed with information-of a singularly American invention. The book is at its liveliest when discussing the first half of the 20th century, when the form was first being played with and celebrated. Washington Times
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1997
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten