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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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.

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