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Theme park

Author: Scott A Lukas
Publisher: London : Reaktion, ©2008.
Series: Objekt.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Theme Park takes the primitive amusements of nineteenth-century pleasure gardens as its starting point and continues with an in-depth investigation of the theme park throughout the twentieth century and beyond." "Theme parks, Lukas contends, have gained a wider significance and become complex representations of the human mind itself, in books, films, feature films, video games and websites. Ultimately, their larger  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott A Lukas
ISBN: 9781861893949 1861893949
OCLC Number: 225875917
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 21 cm
Contents: Theme park as oasis --
Theme park as land --
Theme park as machine --
Theme park as show --
Theme park as brand --
Theme park as text.
Series Title: Objekt.
Responsibility: Scott A. Lukas.

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Theme parks are a uniquely interactive and enduring form of entertainment that have influenced architecture, technology and culture in surprising ways for more than a century. Taking primitive  Read more...

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'An intriguing and beautifully styled book ... the examples presented of modern theme-park practice make for compelling reading. Theme parks enable international travel without the worry of jet lag; Read more...

 
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