Mega Dose
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 18, 2014

Lin Enger: IMG Knowing vs. Knowing



On a hot July evening years ago, my Toyota Tercel overheated on a flat stretch of highway north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A steam geyser shot up from... Continue »

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.95
List price: $109.50
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Local Warehouse American Studies- Popular Culture

Adcult USA: The Triumph of Advertising in American Culture

by

Adcult USA: The Triumph of Advertising in American Culture Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A spirited exploration of the culture created when advertising becomes not just a central institution, but "the" central institution.

Book News Annotation:

Explains how advertising has become the dominant meaning-making system in American culture and how it satisfies our desires in fundamental ways, discussing the history of advertising, what advertising agencies do, and how the system really works. Includes numerous b&w advertising examples. For undergraduates in courses on popular culture, media, and communications.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

< P> A spirited exploration of the culture created when advertising becomes not just a central institution, but < I> the< /I> central institution.< /P>

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-262) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231103244
Author:
Twitchell, James B.
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Author:
Twitchell, James B.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Advertising
Subject:
Advertising -- Social aspects -- United States.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Advertising -- United States.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1175-7F
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
279
Dimensions:
9.84x7.27x.96 in. 1.57 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Lead Us Into Temptation: The Triumph... Used Hardcover $4.95
  2. Carnival culture :the trashing of... Used Hardcover $3.95
  3. The Problem of the Media: U.S.... Used Trade Paper $2.50
  4. Where the Girls Are: Growing Up...
    Used Trade Paper $5.50
  5. Breaking Up America: Advertisers and... Used Hardcover $9.95
  6. All's fair :love, war, and running... Used Hardcover $9.95

Related Subjects

Business » Advertising
History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

Adcult USA: The Triumph of Advertising in American Culture Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.95 In Stock
Product details 279 pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231103244 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , < P> A spirited exploration of the culture created when advertising becomes not just a central institution, but < I> the< /I> central institution.< /P>
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.