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

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

by John A. & Keith A. Jakle & Sculle
 

ISBN-10: 0877458901

ISBN-13: 9780877458906

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877458906
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
American Land and Life Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword by Wayne Franklin....................ix
Preface and Acknowledgments....................xvii
Introduction....................xxi
PART ONE: COMMERCIAL SIGNS 1 Signs Downtown....................3
2 Signs on Main Street....................18
3 Roadside Signs....................32
PART TWO: SIGNING PUBLIC PLACES 4 Traffic Signs....................55
5 Signs and Community....................73
PART THREE: SIGNING PERSONAL SPACE 6 Territorial Markers and Signs of Personal Identity....................95
PART FOUR: SIGN AESTHETICS 7 Signs and Landscape Visualization....................117
8 Sign Regulation....................144
Epilogue....................167
Notes....................171
Bibliography....................193
Index....................213

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