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Drive : journeys through film, cities and landscapes

Author: Iain Borden
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The open road"--It's a phrase that calls to mind a sense of freedom, adventure, and new possibilities that make driving one of our most liberating activities. In Drive, Iain Borden explores the way driving allows us to encounter landscapes and cities around the world. He takes particular notice of how driving is portrayed in film from America to Europe to Asia and from Hollywood to the avant-garde, covering over a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Borden, Iain.
Drive.
London : Reaktion, 2013
(OCoLC)823892782
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Borden
ISBN: 9781780230719 1780230710
OCLC Number: 828423868
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Drive Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Cities; 2. Journeys; 3. Motopia; 4. Altered States; Conclusion; References; Select Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.
Responsibility: Iain Borden.

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Explores the experience of driving cars as a way of encountering landscapes and cities around the world, illustrating cultural history, urban history, art, literature and music. This book is about  Read more...

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'To pick up this book is to be taken on a smooth, fast drive. The journey starts in the city, moves out to the open road and then, as the pace quickens, heads up the motorway before a final Read more...

 
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