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Lowrider space [electronic resource] : aesthetics and politics of Mexican American custom cars / Ben Chappell.

Author/Creator:
Chappell, Ben, 1971-
Publication:
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (262 p.)
Subjects:
Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States.
Automobiles -- Societies, etc. -- Social aspects -- United States.
Lowriders -- Social aspects -- United States.
Mexican Americans -- Cultural assimilation.
Mexican Americans -- Social life and customs.
Popular culture -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"This book explores how lowrider car culture allows Mexican Americans to alter the urban landscape and make a place for themselves in an often segregated society"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter One. Cruising Spaces
Chapter Two. Inside Out: The Ambivalent Aesthetics of Lowrider Interiors
Chapter Three. Auto Bodies
Chapter Four. Work: The Producer as Author
Chapter Five. Neither Gangsters nor Santitos
Conclusion
Notes
Reference List
Index.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-292-73787-4
OCLC:
794672965
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