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Author Heitmann, John A
Title Stealing Cars : Technology and Society from the Model T to the Gran Torino
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (229 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION: Park at Your Own Risk -- CHAPTER 1. "Stop, Thief!" -- CHAPTER 2. Juvenile Delinquents, Hardened Criminals, and Some Ineffectual Technological Solutions (1941-1980) -- CHAPTER 3. From the Personal Garage to the Surveillance Society -- CHAPTER 4. Car Theft in the Electronic and Digital Age (1970s-Present) -- CHAPTER 5. Mexico, the United States, and International Auto Theft -- CHAPTER 6. The Recent Past -- CONCLUSION: Stealing the American Dream -- Appendix. Tables Summarizing Various U.S. Automobile Theft Crime Reports and Surveys, 1924-2010 -- Notes -- Essay on Sources -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Heitmann, John A. Stealing Cars : Technology and Society from the Model T to the Gran Torino Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2014 9781421412979
Subject Automobile theft - Mexican-American Border Region
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Alt Author Morales, Rebecca H
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