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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
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
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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