American cars, 1946-1959 : every model, year by year (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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American cars, 1946-1959 : every model, year by year

Author: J Kelly Flory
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the resumption of automobile production at the close of World War II through the 1950s, the American auto industry would see the births and deaths of several manufacturers, great technological advances, and an era of dramatic styling as a prospering nation asserted its growing mobility. Cars of this period are among the most iconic vehicles ever built in the United States: the 1949 Ford, the remarkable
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Kelly Flory
ISBN: 9780786432295 0786432292
OCLC Number: 191732541
Description: ix, 1037 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1946 --
1947 --
1948 --
1949 --
1950 --
1951 --
1952 --
1953 --
1954 --
1955 --
1956 --
1957 --
1958 --
1959 --
Appendices: I. Minor makes from the immediate postwar period --
II. Transmission types --
III. Engine types --
IV. 1950s dream cars --
V. Milestones.
Other Titles: American cars, 1946 to 1959
Responsibility: J. "Kelly" Flory, Jr.

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Details various models from major manufacturers. Year by year, this work provides an overview of the industry and market, followed by an individual report on each company: its main news for the year;  Read more...
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