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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction I. Transportation as Antidote to Modern City 1. The Trolley, the Automobile, and Autonomy 2. Townless Highways and Highwayless Towns II. German Critical Theory Meets American Cartopia 3. The Building of a Superhighway Future at the New York World's Fair 4. Film Noir and the Hidden Violence of Transportation in Los Angeles III. The Public's Fears of Urban Gridlock 5. Stories of the MTA: Contesting Meanings of Subway Space 6. Urban Freeway Stories: Racial Politics and the Armored Automobile Epilogue Works Cited Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Transportation engineering -- United States.
City and town life -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.