The Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster (Paperback)

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The Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster (Paperback)

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In 1984 America celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of the first successful roller coaster device: La Marcus A. Thompson's switchback railway, erected at Coney Island. Robert Cartmell examines every phase of roller coaster history, from the use of the roller coaster by Albert Einstein to demonstrate his theory of physics, to John Allen's use of psychology in designing one.
Product Details ISBN: 9780879723422
ISBN-10: 0879723424
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 1987
Pages: 264
Language: English