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This fascinating 'prehistory' of the American suburb traces its evolution from the mid-1800s to the onset of World War II. Using a rich array of contemporary written and pictorial sources, prize-winning historian John R. Stilgoe guides us through the early suburbs of Manhattan, Boston, Chicago, and other cities, showing us not only how they looked but what life was like for the men and women who lived there.

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ISBN:
9780300048667
Author:
Stilgoe, John R.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
City and state planning and urban development
Subject:
Suburbs
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19900731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
198 b/w illus.
Pages:
367
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 2 lb

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