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Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape

By Catherine Gudis

© 2004 – Routledge

350 pages

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Paperback: 9780415934558
pub: 2004-02-26
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pub: 2004-03-07
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About the Book

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"Gudis' prose is… aerodynamic… a cultural history of roadside advertising, its meanings and methods, and how it reshaped the American scene." -- Los Angeles Times

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"Gudis' prose is… aerodynamic… a cultural history of roadside advertising, its meanings and methods, and how it reshaped the American scene.

." -- L.A. Times

"…inclusive, thorough research and scholarship that makes this volume an indispensable resource for both enthusiasts and scholars of the American road." -- Carol Ahlgren, The Journal of American History

About the Author

Catherine Gudis is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma and received her Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. She has worked for several museums, including The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and is the editor of numerous art books, among them Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s and A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation.

About the Series

Cultural Spaces

Cultural Spaces presents in-depth, sociological portraits and interpretations of geographical areas, social districts, and archaeological outcroppings that resonate with contemporary cultural innovations and conflicts.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS067000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Urban & Regional
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC026030
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban