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Policing the Open Road

How Cars Transformed American Freedom

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$28.95 • £23.95 • €26.00

ISBN 9780674980860

Publication Date: 04/08/2019

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352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 photos, 2 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. A Mystery of Traffic
  • 2. From Lumbering Foot Patrolmen to Motor-Mounted Policemen
  • 3. The Automotive Fourth Amendment
  • 4. It Could Happen to You
  • 5. The Right to Privacy in Public
  • 6. The Fourth Amendment Tool in Criminal Patrol
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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