Fast Food, Stock Cars, and Rock 'n' Roll

Fast Food, Stock Cars, and Rock 'n' Roll

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The only anthology of its kind, this collection brings together classic and recent essays by thirteen leading geographers exploring American popular culture. The essays examine music, food, sports, politics, architecture, clothing, and religion within the context of five themes of cultural geography: region, diffusions, ecology, integration, and landscape. A list of suggested readings follows each section. Fast Food, Stock Cars, and Rock-n-Roll is an excellent text for introductory courses, appealing to students through its discussion of such topics as qgrungeq rock, fast food, and blue jeans.The two articles selected for this reader, however, were not included in the music volume because they represent the most recent research on this popular culture topic by geographers. The first essay, by Warren Gill, a human geographer atanbsp;...

Title:Fast Food, Stock Cars, and Rock 'n' Roll
Author:George O. Carney
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 1995-01-01


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