Dixie before Disney: 100 Years of Roadside Fun (review)

Dixie before Disney: 100 Years of Roadside Fun (review) reviews Our regular review section features some of the best new books and films. From time to time, you'll also find reviews of important new museum exhibitions and public history sites, and retrospectives on classic works that continue to shape our understanding of the South and its people. As always, you also can find this issue's reviews, as well as those from previous issues, on the Southern Cultures web site at www.unc. edu/depts/csas/socult/index. html. Dixie Before Disney ? oo Years of Roadside Fun ByTimHollis University Press of Mississippi, 1999 193 pp. Paper $25.00 Reviewed by John SheHon Rood, co-editor of Southern Cultures and audior of many books about the South, including 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the South, written with his wife, Dale Volberg Reed, and published by Doubleday, 1 996. Among the many tilings we can blame the 1 960s for is the end of die Golden Age of family automobile travel. Ten-hour days of being beaten by a hot, 5 5 -mile-an- hour wind while trying to hear scratchy am radio stations over the noise of die air and the tires. Sticking hands out die open window to make airfoils, waving at porch-sitters who were http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

Dixie before Disney: 100 Years of Roadside Fun (review)

Southern Cultures, Volume 17 (2) – Apr 10, 2011

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reviews Our regular review section features some of the best new books and films. From time to time, you'll also find reviews of important new museum exhibitions and public history sites, and retrospectives on classic works that continue to shape our understanding of the South and its people. As always, you also can find this issue's reviews, as well as those from previous issues, on the Southern Cultures web site at www.unc. edu/depts/csas/socult/index. html. Dixie Before Disney ? oo Years of Roadside Fun ByTimHollis University Press of Mississippi, 1999 193 pp. Paper $25.00 Reviewed by John SheHon Rood, co-editor of Southern Cultures and audior of many books about the South, including 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the South, written with his wife, Dale Volberg Reed, and published by Doubleday, 1 996. Among the many tilings we can blame the 1 960s for is the end of die Golden Age of family automobile travel. Ten-hour days of being beaten by a hot, 5 5 -mile-an- hour wind while trying to hear scratchy am radio stations over the noise of die air and the tires. Sticking hands out die open window to make airfoils, waving at porch-sitters who were

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