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When America Became Suburban

by Robert A. Beauregard

  • 237 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social History,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Urbanization,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Suburbs,
  • Demography,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • History,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070960M
    ISBN 100816648859
    ISBN 109780816648856

      America’s constitutional order was not fixed in cement between and , only to become tragically untethered by a law that sought, essentially, to Author: Benjamin Waterhouse. When America Became Suburban: Response to the Critics Article in Urban Geography 28(5) May with 33 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      During the suburban housing upsurge after World War II, a domesticated version of the old hickory pit spread across the land and became a familiar part of family life in America.   During the s, the United States was the world’s strongest military power. Its economy was booming, and the fruits of this prosperity–new cars, suburban houses and other consumer goods.

      Other early examples of suburbs include areas created for lower class citizens outside of Rome, Italy during the s, streetcar suburbs in Montreal, Canada created during the late s, and the picturesque Llewellyn Park, New Jersey, created in Henry Ford was a big reason why suburbs caught on the way they did. His innovative ideas for Author: Colin Stief.   Classic suburban homes in a quintessential suburban neighborhood. (Photo by Flickr user Doug under Creative Commons License) There was a time when the idea of moving from the city to the suburbs defined success for many Americans; for those masses, owning a house with a white picket fence was the embodiment of the American dream.


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