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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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural spaces
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising, Outdoor
  • Billboards
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Automobile travel
Label
Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
52819591
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780415934541
Lccn
2003017457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Buyways : billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape, Catherine Gudis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
52819591
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780415934541
Lccn
2003017457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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