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Buyways

Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape

By Catherine Gudis

Routledge – 2004 – 336 pages

Series: Cultural Spaces

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    978-0-415-93455-8
    February 27th 2004
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    978-0-415-93454-1
    March 8th 2004

Description

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

Author Bio

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.

Related Subjects

  1. Environmental Geography

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