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The Suburb Reader.

The Suburb Reader.


Nicolaides, Becky, Andrew Wiese, ed.

Pap. New York, 2006

Book ID: 69807

Employing over 200 primary sources, illustrations, and critical essays, The Suburb Reader documents the rise of North American suburbanization from the 1700s through the present day. Through thematically organized chapters it explores multiple facets of suburbia's creation and addresses its indelible impact on the shaping of gender and family ideologies, politics, race relations, technology, design, and public policy.

529 pp., 40 B&W illus.