Lowriders In Chicano Culture: From Low To Slow To Show, 1st Edition

  • Charles M. Tatum
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  • ISBN-10: 031338150X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313381508
  • DDC: 629.28
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 223 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Much like rap music and ethnic foods, Chicano lowrider culture has become sufficiently widespread. This book explains: the culture of pachucas/os and cholas/os; the aesthetics of lowrider vehicles; lowrider music, shows, and clubs; the mechanics of building a lowrider vehicle; and, lowrider culture in the media including film and newspapers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The History and Evolution of Lowrider Culture.
2: Pachucas/os, Zoot Suiters, and Cholas/os in Lowrider Culture.
3: Media.
4: Art.
5: Music.
6: Women in Lowrider Culture.
7: Lowrider Clubs.
8: Lowrider Shows.
9: Building a Lowrider Vehicle.
10: Lowrider Lingo.
About the Author.