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Spaces of congestion and traffic : politics and technologies in twentieth-century London / David Rooney.

By: Rooney, David, 1974- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Transport and mobility: Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, c2019Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138580732 (hbk : alk. paper).Subject(s): Traffic engineering -- England -- London -- History | Traffic congestion -- England -- London -- History | Traffic congestion -- England -- London -- Political aspects -- History | Transportation, Automotive -- England -- London -- History | Urban transportation -- England -- London | City planning -- England -- London -- History
Contents:
Introducing the traffic problem -- The traffic problem in urban planning -- Engineers, flyovers and empires -- Cops, guard-rails and segregation -- Economists, prices and markets -- Scientists, sensors and surveillance -- The traffic problem and the mobilities of capital -- Conclusions and epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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