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Cars, Roads, and Economic Recovery in Germany, 1932–1938

R. J. Overy

in War and Economy in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202905
eISBN:
9780191675584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202905.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Economist Paul Einzig wrote, ‘It is an exaggeration to attribute the trade revival in Germany exclusively to rearmament. War is not the ultimate weapon in the struggle against the depression’. This ... More


Travellers’ lives, 1945–68

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes how Travellers were affected by and responded to changes in society in the post-war era, including increasing motorisation and other technological developments, also discussing ... More


The Common Heritage of the Socialist Car Culture

Luminita Gatejel

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines two dominant perspectives on socialist cars, one belonging to the Cold War context and the other to post-1989 Communist nostalgia. What seems to have survived the dissolution of ... More


The Soviet Auto Giant

Stefan J. Link

in Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177540
eISBN:
9780691207988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177540.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how the Soviet Union strove to acquire American mass production technology in order to create their own version of Fordism in the 1930s. It traces the origin and operation of ... More


Post-War Motoring in the Lake District, the 1920s and 1930s

Saeko Yoshikawa

in William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 6 explores Lake District tourism during the inter-war period, focusing on what impacts mass-motorization made on roads, tourist behaviour, local life, and the cultural value of the Lake ... More


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