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Title:
Fast food, stock cars, and rock 'n' roll : place and space in American pop culture
Author:
Carney, George O.
Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xxv, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780847680795

9780847680801
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Dive beneath the oceans and soar above the clouds in this exploration of Earth that makes a pleasing introduction to basic earth-science concepts.


Author Notes

George O. Carney is Regents Professor of Geography at Oklahoma State University.


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