The motel in America / John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle, Jefferson S. Rogers.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146327

Description

xiv, 387 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Motels History.
Architecture, Modern 20th century
Roadside architecture

Originator

Jakle, John A.
Sculle, Keith A.
Rogers, Jefferson S.

Contents

The motel as architecture -- Mom-and-Pop enterprise -- Remember the Alamo plazas -- The rise of the place-product-packaging -- Motel franchising--part 1 -- Motel franchising--part 2 -- The changing motel room -- The nation's innkeeper -- The motel in Albuquerque.

Publication

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press

Publisher Series

The road and American culture

Description

xiv, 387 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-378) and index.

ISBN

0801853834 (hc : acid-free paper)

Call Number

Stacks TX909.J35 1996

Places

United States
United States.