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On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World.

On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World.

$23.95

Creswell, Tim.

Pap. London, 2006

Book ID: 69809

History of modern mobility, utilizing an impressive variety of angles to explore the increasing social and physical mobility of people over the past 150 years as well as efforts to restrict it: international migration, stop-motion photography, automobile culture, LA bus riders' strike of the 1990's, European Union integration, and the plight of New Orleans residents unable to move when Hurricane Katrina struck.

327 pp., 60 halftone illus.