The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture

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The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture

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The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture is a study of the notorious automobile/sports utility vehicle. Featuring more than fifteen essays, this collection analyzes the Hummer through a wide array of disciplines, including material culture, marketing and advertising, popular culture, military technology, urban planning, and political economy. It provides a complete overview of the vehicle: production, marketing aspects, and cultural significance. The only book of its kind, The Hummer is of great value to cultural studies and American studies scholars and students, as well as to any general reader with an interest in contemporary American culture.

Publication Date

3-29-2007

Publisher

Lexington Books

City

Lanham, MD

Comments

Chapter "The "Stop and Stare" Aesthetics of the Hummer: Aesthetic Illusion as an Independent Function" Contributed by Joanne Clarke Dillman

ISBN

978-0739114773

The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture

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