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Unsafe At Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers Of The American Automobile

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Unsafe At Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers Of The American Automobile

by Nader, Ralph

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good +/No Jacket
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About This Item

New York: Grossman Publishers, 1965. Book Club Edition . Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Xii, 298 Pp. Red Boards, Spine Printed In Silver. Book Club Edition. Bright And Clean, A Little Bumping To Ends Of Spine And The Two Lower Tips, No Marks, No Fading Or Other Damage.

Synopsis

Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile by Ralph Nader, published in 1965, is a book detailing resistance by car manufacturers to the introduction of safety features, like seat belts, and their general reluctance to spend money on improving safety. It was a pioneering work of consumer advocacy, openly polemical but containing substantial references and material from industry insiders. It made Nader a household name and the style is often imitated.

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Seller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
035426
Title
Unsafe At Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers Of The American Automobile
Author
Nader, Ralph
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
Book Club Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grossman Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965
Bookseller catalogs
Design; & Human Rights; "Government;

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book club edition
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