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Trains, Culture, and Mobility : Riding the Rails - Benjamin Fraser

Trains, Culture, and Mobility

Riding the Rails

By: Benjamin Fraser (Editor), Steven D. Spalding (Editor), Samuel Gerald Collins (Contribution by)


Published: 29th December 2011
For Ages: 22+ years old
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Trains, Culture and Mobility is-along with its companion volume: Trains, Literature and Culture-the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad's connections with a full range of cultural discourses-including literature, visual art, music, graffiti, and television but also advertising, architecture, cell phones, and more...

Benjamin Fraser and Steven D. Spalding
Part I. Speed and Vision
Chapter 1: Cultures of Speed and Conservative Modernity: Representations of Speed in Britain???s Railway Marketing
Colin Divall & Hiroki Shin
Chapter 2: The Speed of Signs: Train Graffiti, Cultural Production and the Mobility of the Urban in France and Spain
Benjamin Fraser and Steven D. Spalding
Part II. On Passengers
Chapter 3: ???What to Wear and Where to Go???: Picturing the Modern Consumer on the Great Western Railway 1921-39
Alexander Medcalf
Chapter 4: Seen from a Carriage: A Rhythmanalytic Study of Train Travel and Mediation
Rowan Wilken
Part III. City Networks
Chapter 5: Urban Railways, Industrial Infrastructure and the Paris Cityscape, 1870-1914
Peter Soppelsa
Chapter 6: Subways and Cell Phones: Seoul as a Network City
Samuel Gerald Collins
Part IV. Inside the Station
Chapter 7: Brief Encounters and Lasting Impressions: Contemporary Train Station Architecture
Agata Morka
Chapter 8: Digging Madrid: A Descent into Madrid???s Subway Museum, ???And??n 0 [Platform] 0???
Araceli Masterson-Algar
Part V. Shifting States
Chapter 9: Trains, Modernity, and State-Formation in Meiji Japan
Tristan R. Grunow
Chapter 10: ???The Super-Express of Our Dreams??? and Other Mythologies about Postwar Japan
Hiraku Shimoda
Notes on Contributors

ISBN: 9780739167502
ISBN-10: 0739167502
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 29th December 2011
Publisher: University Press of America