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Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950

Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950

Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950

$50.00

Lotman, Mo. Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950

Stewart Tabori & Chang

2010

Book ID: 87018

From the squares tweedy aspect in the 1950s through its many transformations in the 60's,70's, and beyond, author Mo Lotman gives a decade-by-decade account of Harvard Square's history, traditions, and lore. The bookstores, the billiard parlors, the barbershops, the booze and burger joints: they're all here. Based on interviews with more than a hundred of the square's denizens, illustrated with archival photographs, and graced with texts by John Updike, Bill McKibben, Governor Bill Weld, and others, Harvard Square brings the smartest urban space in America' to vivid life.

240 pp. Cl.