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ISBN-10: 0747812551

ISBN-13: 9780747812555

Edition: 2013

Authors: Gillian Bardsley

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The Mini was born in an age of austerity and shortage, intended to widen the base of motoring by making it more affordable for the average family. Ironically it would become something very different, a modern classless car which appealed across the boundaries of social status, age, gender, affluence or affordability. It became a key indicator of its era, lending its name to everything from fashion to furniture. Using unique illustrations from the Archives of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, this book tells the story of Mini's conception in the mind of the gifted designer Alec Issigonis, through its shaky infancy, its glorious heyday beloved of film stars and royalty, its glamorous…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 8/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 56
Size: 6.49" wide x 6.80" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Where It All Began
Out of Austerity
A Car of Its Time
Building on the Mini Phenomenon
The Great Survivor
Mini in the New Millennium
Further Reading
Places to Visit