Signs in America's Auto Age

Signs in America's Auto Age : Signatures of Landscape and Place

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Signs orient, inform, persuade, and regulate. They help give meaning to our natural and human-built environment, to landscape and place. In Signs in AmericaOCOs Auto Age, cultural geographer John Jakle and historian Keith Sculle explore the ways in which we take meaning from outdoor signs and assign meaning to our surroundingsOCothe ways we OC readOCO landscape. With an emphasis on how the use of signs changed as the nationOCOs geography reorganized around the coming of the automobile, Jakle and Sculle consider the vast array of signs that have evolved since the beginning of the twentieth century."show more

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  • Electronic book text | 257 pages
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1587294826
  • 9781587294822

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"Here speak the mute heralds of roadside America, the visual punctuation of modern national landscape."show more

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