Monday, May 17, 2010

A Select Bibliography of Books on the Automobile and American Life, S-Z

Saal, Thomas F. Famous But Forgotten: the Story of Alexander Winton, Automotive Pioneer and Industrialist. Twinsburg, OH: Golias Publishing, 1997.
Sachs, Wolfgang. For Love of the Automobile: Looking Back into the History of Our Desires. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1992.
Scharff, Virginia. Taking the Wheel: Women and the Coming of the Motor Age. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.
Schneider, Kenneth. Autokind vs. Mankind: An Analysis of Tyranny, a Proposal for Rebellion, a Plan for Reconstruction. New York: Schocken Books, 1972.
Sedgwick, Michael. Early Cars. London: Octopus Books, 1962.
Seely, Bruce E. Building the American Highway System: Engineers as Policy Makers. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987.
Setright, L. J. K. Drive On! A Social History of the Motor Car. London: Granta Books, 2003.
Sherman, Joe. In the Rings of Saturn. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Sinclair, Upton. The Flivver King. Emmaus, PA; Rodale Press, 1937.
Sloan, Alfred P. Adventures of a White Collar-Man. New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941.
------. My Years With General Motors. Garden City, NJ: Doubleday & Company, 1964.
Smith, George David. Wisdom from the Robber Barons: Enduring Business Lessons from Rockefeller, Morgan, and the First Industrialists. Cambridge, MA: Perseus, 2000.
Sorenson, Charles E. My Forty Years with Ford. New York: Norton, 1956.
Stanford, Don. The Red Car. Cutchogue, NY: Buccaneer Books, 1954.
Steacy, Ken. Brightwork: Classic American Car Ornamentation. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1999.
Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Viking, 1939.
Steinwedel, Louis William, and J. Herbert Newport. The Duesenberg. New York: Norton, 1982.
Swope, Mary, and Walter H. Kerr, eds. American Classic: Car Poems for Collectors. College Park, MD: SCOP Eight, 1986.
Tarkington, Booth. The Magnificent Ambersons. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, 1918.
Tedlow, Richard. New and Improved: The Story of Mass Marketing in America. New York: Basic Books, 1990.
Thompson, Mickey with Griffith Borgeson. Challenger. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall 1965.
Vargas, Zaragosa. Proletarians of the North: A History of Mexican Industrial Workers in Detroit and the Midwest, 1917-1933. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.
Vatter, Harold G. The U.S. Economy in the 1950s. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.
Vlasic, Bill, and Bradley A. Stertz. Taken for a Ride: How Daimler-Benz Drove Off with Chrysler. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.
Volti, Rudi. Cars & Culture: The Life Story of a Technology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
Wallace, Max. The American Axis: Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, and the Rise of the Third Reich. New York: St. Martins, 2003.
Wallis, Michael. Route 66: The Mother Road. New York: St. Martin’s 2001.
------, and Michael S. Williamson. The Lincoln Highway: The Great American Road Trip. New York: Norton, 2007.
Walton, Mary. Car: A Drama of the American Workplace. New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.
Ward, James A. The Fall of the Packard Motor Car Company. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995.
Watkins, Julian L. The 100 Greatest Advertisements: Who Wrote Them and What They Did. New York: Dover Publications, 1959.
Watts, Steven. The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century. New York: Knopf, 2005.
Weibe, Robert. The Search for Order, 1877-1920. New York: Hall and Wang, 1967.
Wells, A. Wade. Hail to the Jeep. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1946.
White, Lawrence J. The Automobile Industry Since 1945. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971.
------. The Regulation of Air Pollutant Emissions from Motor Vehicles. Washington: American Enterprise Institute, 1982.
Whitney, Albert. Man and the Motor Car. New York, 1936.
Whyte, Adam Gowns. Electricity in Locomotion: An Account of its Mechanism, its Achievements, and its Prospects. Cambridge: University Press, 1911.
Wik, Reynold M. Henry Ford and Grass-Roots America. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1972.
Wilkinson. Stephan. The Gold-Plated Porsche: How I Sank a Small Fortune into a Used Car, and other Misadventures. Guilford, CT: Lyons, 2004.
Williams, T. Harry. Huey Long. New York: Knopf, 1970.
Williamson, Harold F. et al. The American Petroleum Industry, 1899-1959: The Age of Energy. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1963.
Williamson, Judith. Decoding Advertisements: Ideology and Meaning in Advertising. London: Boyars, 1978.
Witzel, Michael Karl. Route 66 Remembered. Oscelola, WI: Motorbooks, 1996.
Wixom, Charles W. A Pictorial History of Road Building. Washington, D.C.: American Road Builder’s Association, 1975.
Wolfe, Tom. The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby. New York, Vintage, 2005.
------. The Electric Kool-Aid Test. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968.
Wollen, Peter, and Joe Kerr, eds. Autopia: Cars and Culture. London: Reaktion, 2002.
Womack, James P., Daniel T. Jones, and Daniel Roos. The Machine that Changed the World. New York: Rawson Associates, 1990.
Wright, J. Patrick. On a Clear Day You Can See General Motors. Grosse Pointe, MI: Wright Enterprises, 1979.
Yates, Brock. The Critical Path: Inventing an Automobile and Reinventing a Corporation. Boston: Little, Brown, 1996.
Yergin, Daniel. The Prize. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991.
Young, Rosamond McPherson. Boss Ket: A Life of Charles F. Kettering. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1961.
Zeder, Fred Morrell. Leadership: A Message to America. New York: Newcomen Society, 1947.

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