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Author Berger, Arthur Asa, 1933-

Title Understanding American icons : an introduction to semiotics / Arthur Asa Berger ; illustrated by the author

Publ Info Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, [2012]
2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  P99.37.U5 B47 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-164) and index
Contents Icons and semiotics: an introduction -- Perspectives on American culture and society -- Disneyland -- Hotel Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles -- St. Louis Gateway Arch -- Fenway Park -- The Mall of America -- The Grand Canyon -- The Golden Gate Bridge -- The Las Vegas Strip -- Waikiki Beach -- The Space Needle -- The Statue of Liberty -- Coney Island -- Alcatraz Prison -- Cowboys Stadium -- Mount Rushmore -- Columbia and the Gold Rush Country -- Madison Avenue -- The Alamo -- Graceland (and Elvis Presley) -- The Hoover Dam -- Grauman's Chinese Theater -- The French Quarter -- Santa Fe, New Mexico -- The San Francisco Chinatown -- The World Trade Center
LC subject Semiotics -- United States
ISBN 9781611320381 (alk. paper)
1611320380 (alk. paper)
9781611320398 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1611320399 (pbk. : alk. paper)