Emilee Bell


Excellent, Intermediate, Young Adult, Vehicles, technological, travel, transportation, history, technology, nonfiction

Document Type

Book Review


Explore the history of ingenuity at its most dynamic through A History of Travel in 50 Vehicles. Spanning hundreds of millennia, Grey tackles the ins and outs of transportation from cultural, economic, social, and environmental perspectives. The book discusses the ethics of human, animal, motor, and elemental powered vehicles. It also considers the ramifications of international communities and unchartered spatial territories in new developing technologies. From rickshaws to jet-packs, bicycles to segways, the ingenuity of mankind is celebrated in this book of fifty milestones in human transportation.