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Fast food, stock cars, and rock 'n' roll : place and space in American pop culture

Author: George O Carney
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents classic and recent essays by geographers, exploring American popular culture. They examine music, food and drink, sports, language, architecture and religion within the  Read more...

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Fast food, stock cars, and rock 'n' roll.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1995
(DLC) 95022422
(OCoLC)32625152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George O Carney
ISBN: 0585080879 9780585080871
OCLC Number: 44954566
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Region, agency, and popular music : the Northwest Sound, 1958-1966 / Warren G. Gill --
Branson : the new mecca of country music / George O. Carney --
All part of the act : a hundred years of costume in Anglo-American popular music / Albert LeBlanc --
American denim : blue jeans and their multiple layers of meaning / Beverly Gordon --
Roadside restaurants and place-product-packaging / John A. Jakle --
The burger kingdom : growth and diffusion of McDonald's restaurants in the United States, 1955-1978 / Laurence W. Carstensen --
Viewing the Bible Belt / Stephen W. Tweedie --
Changing religious landscapes in Los Angeles / Barbara A. Weightman --
Motel by the roadside : America's room for the night / John A. Jakle --
Art Deco architecture in Miami Beach / James R. Curtis --
The changinc face of nationalism in the American landscape / Wilbur Zelinsky --
Tex-map mania : the outline of Texas as a popular symbol / Richard V. Francaviglia --
Carolina thunder : a geography of Southern stock car racing / Richard Pillsbury --
A mythology at the brink : stock car racing in the American South / Richard Pillsbury --
American golf courses : a regional analysis of supply / Robert L. Adams and John F. Rooney Jr. --
The golf construction boom, 1987-1993 / John F. Rooney Jr.
Responsibility: edited by George O. Carney.

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Dramatically expands the scope of George Carney's fascinating vision . . . No student or scholar of contemporary life should overlook this thoughtful compilation.--B Lee Cooper, University of Great Read more...

 
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