100 years on the road : the traveling salesman in American culture / Timothy B. Spears.

Title: 
100 years on the road : the traveling salesman in American culture / Timothy B. Spears.

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Author/Artist: 
Spears, Timothy B., 1957-
Publisher: 
New Haven : Yale University Press, c1995.
Description: 
xx, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
143881
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
HF5441.S64 1995z
Variant Title: 
One hundred years on the road
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-294) and index.
Contents: 
Introduction : A rare bird of passage --
The perils of Pearl Street --
But one country --
A grip on the land --
Only a drummer --
For the good of the order --
Sister Carrie and the logic of salesmanship --
The mechanics of consumption --
Conclusion : the death of the salesman.
ISBN: 
0300059086
9780300059083