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Taking the Wheel : Women and the Coming of the Motor Age
by Virginia Scharff


Overview - Though millions of women drive regularly, the image of the flighty "woman driver" continues to stigmatize their abilities. Scharff travels back in time to explore how the first automobiles collided with cultural and sexual notions of feminine nature and how women have influenced the car industry as a whole.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Though millions of women drive regularly, the image of the flighty "woman driver" continues to stigmatize their abilities. Scharff travels back in time to explore how the first automobiles collided with cultural and sexual notions of feminine nature and how women have influenced the car industry as a whole.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780826313959
  • ISBN-10: 0826313957
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publish Date: October 1992
  • Page Count: 231
  • Dimensions: 9.27 x 6.09 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General
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