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Transportation
In June 1896 Henry Ford made his first car. In honor of that occasion we present a selection of articles on various forms of transportation and some of the people and technology that made them possible. Click on the links below to explore Britannica’s coverage of these topics.

Transportation
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The Complete History of Wheeled Transportation

The Complete History of Wheeled Transportation

This insightful volume examines the various wheeled conveyances that have been instrumental in agriculture and commerce—carts and wagons, for instance—as well as those that have facilitated human travel—coaches, bicycles, cars, and buses, among others. Also explored is the evolution of roads, as they have expanded to accommodate various modes of wheeled transportation. Preview this e-book now. E-mail us at contact@eb.com to learn more.

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