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The Resource Radical suburbs : experimental living on the fringes of the American city, Amanda Kolson Hurley

Radical suburbs : experimental living on the fringes of the American city, Amanda Kolson Hurley

Label
Radical suburbs : experimental living on the fringes of the American city
Title
Radical suburbs
Title remainder
experimental living on the fringes of the American city
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Kolson Hurley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"American suburbs are not the homogeneous places we sometimes take them for. Today's suburbs are racially, ethnically, and economically diverse with as many Democratic as Republican voters, a growing population of renters, and rising poverty. The cliché of white picket fences is well past its expiration date. The history of suburbia is equally surprising: American suburbs were once fertile ground for utopian planning, communal living, socially-conscious design, and integrated housing. We have forgotten that we built suburbs like these, such as a co-housing commune near Pittsburgh, a tiny-house anarchist community in New Jersey, a government-planned garden city in the DC suburbs, and a racially integrated subdivision outside Philadelphia. Radical suburbs is a history that will help us remake the future and rethink our assumptions of suburbia"--Back cover
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurley, Amanda Kolson
Dewey number
307.760973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suburbs
  • Suburban life
  • Metropolitan areas
  • Sociology, Urban
Label
Radical suburbs : experimental living on the fringes of the American city, Amanda Kolson Hurley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-172)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Celibacy and co-housing on the suburban frontier -- The anarchists who took the commuter train -- The rise and fall of the New Deal's Garden City -- When the Bauhaus met the subdivision -- Integrating the suburbs at "Checkerboard Square" -- The fight over the soul of a new town
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781948742368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1054829823
  • 682122
  • (OCoLC)1054829823
Label
Radical suburbs : experimental living on the fringes of the American city, Amanda Kolson Hurley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-172)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Celibacy and co-housing on the suburban frontier -- The anarchists who took the commuter train -- The rise and fall of the New Deal's Garden City -- When the Bauhaus met the subdivision -- Integrating the suburbs at "Checkerboard Square" -- The fight over the soul of a new town
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781948742368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1054829823
  • 682122
  • (OCoLC)1054829823

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