Soda Pop!: From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture

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Town Square Books, 1998 - Social Science - 144 pages
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Soda Pop! From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture By Michael Karl Witzel & Gyvel Young-Witzel. From its evolution as a miracle medicine to its prominent role in the refreshment industry, soda pophas become a daily staple and international commodity. This colorful and nostalgic volume presents the history of the explosive growth of soda pop around the world, (pop culture," and the huge popularity of collectible soda pop memorabilia. Filled with more than 120 eye-popping photos of soda pop collectibles and memorabilia - as well as classic drive-ins, gas stations, soda fountains and more. Hdbd., 10"x 10", 144 pgs., 54 b&w ill., 200 color.

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Mike Witzel is the award-winning author of more than two dozen books, including the MBI bestsellers Route 66 Remembered, The American Gas Station, The American Diner, and, most recently, Legendary Route 66. He has appeared on Discovery Channel's World's Top Ten Fast Food Restaurants and Tailfins and Drive-ins; Food Network[s Unwrapped: Drive-In Restaurants; and History Channel's American Eats: History on a Bun.

Gyvel Young Witzel is one of the best known American car culture historians. He resides in Austin, Texas.

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