British Auto Legends

Author: Richard Heseltine
Publisher: Merrell
ISBN: 9781858945996
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This superbly illustrated book brings together more than fifty of the most significant British cars designed between the early twentieth century and the present.

The Chequered Past

Author: David Anderson Charters
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 0802090931
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Popular legend has it that returning Canadian servicemen brought back sports
cars and auto sport with them from Britain and Europe at the end of the war. Like
most legends, it contains a kernel of truth. MG deliberately marketed to returning
American troops. But the production of personal vehicles had ceased in Britain
during the war, and gas and tire rationing meant that few cars were on the road.
Moreover, it took several years for the British auto industry to fully restart car
production ...

The British Motor Industry 1945 94

Author: Timothy Whisler
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191584037
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While 'make-do-and-mend' adjustments during production were normal to AR
management, it was a sign of trouble to the Honda managers, whose Legend
lines were operating at full capacity and meeting product quality targets. AR sent
a manufacturing team to Japan to address the flaws in its own facilities and not,
as the British had first envisaged, to teach Honda how to build large cars.80 Over
the next two years AR struggled to rectify the production and quality faults that
dogged ...

Mapping The Self

Author: Frédéric Regard
Publisher: Université de Saint-Etienne
ISBN: 9782862722696
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Space, Identity, Discourse in British Auto/biography Frédéric Regard. Creation
out of the Void: The Life and Legends of T.E. Lawrence In the movie Lawrence of
Arabia, Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal muses to Peter OToole's Lawrence: "I
think you are one of those desert-loving English." He goes on to state that Arabs
don't love the desert, because "There's nothing there." Of course, Arabia was not
empty, and this passage strikingly reveals the imperial juggernaut at work:
discovering ...

American Technology And The British Vehicle Industry

Author: Wayne Lewchuk
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521302692
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7 See Merrit Roe Smith, Harpers Ferry, p. 22; Uselding, Early Chapter, p. 73. 8
For an example of these arguments in the British motor vehicle industry see L.H.
Pomeroy, 'Automobile engineering and the war' (Proceedings of the Institute of
Automobile Engineers, 9, 1914), p. 34. 9 Hounshell, American System, pp. 4 and
25. 10 Ibid., p. 29. 1 1 Ibid., pp. 5-7, 1 16, 178. See also R.S. Woodward, 'The
legend of Eli Whitney and interchangeable parts' (Technology and Culture 1,
i960), pp.

Auto Poetica

Author: Darby Lewes
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739116517
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Representations of the Creative Process in Nineteenth-century British and
American Fiction Darby Lewes. serves primarily as a local tavern and lodging
house, with food, drink, and rooms for all. The narrator goes so far as to remark
that the old house with its subdivided "nooks" for lodgers looks like any other inn
or tavern (9:241). From the onset of the "Legends," this transition from icon to
commonplace therefore underscores the commercial significance of the Province
House and its ...

The British Motor Industry 1896 1939

Author: K. Richardson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 134903388X
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Grange were a few 'full-size drawings made in a semi-freehand style, but
nevertheless reasonable accurate and with a fair amount of detail', prepared by
Sir Herbert, probably on the billiards table, hence the legend. These sketches,
interestingly enough, did not, according to Edge, in any way resemble the final '
Seven', but more closely followed the lines of the Rover Eight, the most popular
British light car of the period.” Some time previously Austin had borrowed a Rover
Eight from ...

Jaguar Cars

Author: James Mann
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760348421
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Explore the complete history of Jaguar--maker of cars that practically purr with life--through James Mann's stunning photography.

Triumph Bonneville

Author: James Mann
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
ISBN: 9780857330178
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The Triumph Bonneville has been one of motorcycling’s most enduring British icons.

Cotton Motor Company Of Gloucester

Author: Neville Chapman
Publisher: Book Guild Publishing
ISBN: 1911320963
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Science Museum. 1982. Classic Motorcycling Legends No.17.Summer 1991.
CLEW, J. British Racing Motorcycles. Foulis. 1976. CLEW, J. J.A.P: The Vintage
Years. Foulis. 1985. CLEW, J. J.A.P: The End of an Era. Foulis. 1988. CLEW, J.
The Scott Motorcycle: The Yowling TwoStroke. Foulis. 1974. COLLIN, Eddie. The
Chronicle of the Cotton. Cottesmore. 1986. COLLIN, Eddie. The History of
Blackburne Engines and some of the Motor Cycle Manufacturers who Fitted their