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Author Pavlovic, Tatjana.

Title The mobile nation : EspaƱa cambia de piel (1954-1964) / by Tatjana Pavlovic
Published Bristol : Intellect, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter I: La hora del lector: Literature and the publishing industry; Chapter II: Television (Hi)stories: 'Un escaparate en cada hogar'; Chapter III: Voces de oro: Spain, modernity, and the child-star system; Chapter IV: Spain's mass tourism: Condenada belleza del mundo; Chapter V: Mobile subjects: La vida sobre ruedas; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary Recent years have witnessed a surge in publications on Spanish cinema and cultural studies, but the subject of consumer culture in Spain has been neglected until now. Mobile Nationpresents the first systematic treatment of this crucial period during Spains transition to modernity and highlights the forces that converged during this dramatic decade to change the face of Spain. Drawing from the methodologies of literature, film studies, cultural studies, feminist theory, and history, Mobile Nationexplores consumer culture in Spanish media, mass tourism, and the national automobile manufacturing industry from 1954 to 1964 and offers valuable insight to postmodern Spains transformation and trends
Analysis Spain Social life and customs 20th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-215) and index
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Subject Consumer behavior -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Consumers -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Consumption (Economics) -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Spain -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20th century.
Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 184150324X
1841505404 (electronic bk.)
1841505412 (electronic bk.)
9781841505404 (electronic bk.)
9781841505411 (electronic bk.)