The People's Car

The People's Car

A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle

Book - 2013
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"The People's Car is a transnational cultural history tracing the Beetle from its origins in Nazi Germany to its role in the postwar West German "economic miracle" to its popularity in midcentury Europe and the U.S., second career in Mexico and Latin America, and revival in the late 1990s"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2013.
ISBN: 9780674050914
Characteristics: 406 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


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Feb 11, 2014

This is the most boring book on the Bug that I have ever read. It has almost no information on the car itself. It concentrates on the company.
The only positive is that it has a fairly good history of VW of Mexico.
The author over-uses the word "Nonetheless". It appears on almost every page!


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