Hitch-hiking

Contents

Introduction

World Wide Web Publication
Acknowledgements
Complaints
My Bias

Part I: Psycho-sociology of hitch-hiking

  1. Hitch-hiking and the Umbilical Cord
  2. The Contractors-out
  3. The Fuzz and the Slag
  4. Why Do People Give Lifts?
  5. Beggars and Puritans
  6. Car Hunger and Power
  7. Wandering Hands
  8. Ban It! Organise It!

Part II: History of thumbing in Britain from 1914 to the present

  1. Lorry-hopping and the Slump: 1914-1939
  2. The Hitch-hiking Revolution: 1939-1945
  3. Teenagers and Students: Post War Hitching

Appendices

Appendix I
Appendix II


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