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The Resource Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis

Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis

Label
Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape
Title
Buyways
Title remainder
billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Gudis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gudis, Catherine
Dewey number
659.13/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5843
LC item number
.G83 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural spaces series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising, Outdoor
  • Billboards
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Automobile travel
Label
Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003017457.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 303-318
Contents
Before the car -- Producing a landscape of signs. A nation on wheels -- The culture of mobility -- Producing mobile audiences and corridors of consumption -- The aesthetics of speed and the powers of "picturization" -- Modern art and advertising -- Distributing traffic and trade: decentralization and the birth of the strip. Visualizing distribution -- The consolidation and growth of national advertising -- Traffic and trade: "buying power in motion" -- An architecture of mobility -- The strip -- "The billboard war": scenic sisters and the business of highway beautification. "The billboard war" -- When separate spheres collide -- The pastoral view -- "Billboard barons" -- Zoning and the road to federal legislation -- Losers and winners -- Conclusion: the road ahead
Control code
000263914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780415934541
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017457
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000263914
  • (OCoLC)52819591
Label
Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip047/2003017457.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 303-318
Contents
Before the car -- Producing a landscape of signs. A nation on wheels -- The culture of mobility -- Producing mobile audiences and corridors of consumption -- The aesthetics of speed and the powers of "picturization" -- Modern art and advertising -- Distributing traffic and trade: decentralization and the birth of the strip. Visualizing distribution -- The consolidation and growth of national advertising -- Traffic and trade: "buying power in motion" -- An architecture of mobility -- The strip -- "The billboard war": scenic sisters and the business of highway beautification. "The billboard war" -- When separate spheres collide -- The pastoral view -- "Billboard barons" -- Zoning and the road to federal legislation -- Losers and winners -- Conclusion: the road ahead
Control code
000263914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780415934541
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017457
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000263914
  • (OCoLC)52819591

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