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Cultures of transport: representation, practice and technology

Divall, Colin and Revill, George (2005). Cultures of transport: representation, practice and technology. Transport History, 26(1) pp. 99–111.

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Abstract

Discusses the cultural aspects of the transportation history. Ways by which the concept of cultural turn has helped create an innovative transport history; Practical limits and historical capabilities of transport technologies; Key areas of social and historical inquiry to which the cultural turn has propelled issues of travel and physical mobility; Ways by which automobilization can be considered as a cultural regime; Methods by which transportation technologies act as mediator between the imaginable and the material.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0022-5266
Keywords: culture; locomotion; transportation
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Geography
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 3299
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3299
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