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The American college town

Author: Blake Gumprecht
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The college town is a unique type of urban place, shaped by the sometimes conflicting forces of youth, intellect, and idealism. The hundreds of college towns in the United States are, in essence, an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gumprecht, Blake.
American college town.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008024533
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Blake Gumprecht
ISBN: 9781613761007 1613761007
OCLC Number: 794701590
Notes: OldControl:muse9781613761007.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 438 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Defining the college town --
The campus as a public space --
Fraternity row, the student ghetto, and the faculty enclave --
Campus corners and Aggievilles --
All things right and relevant --
Paradise for misfits --
Stadium culture --
High-tech Valhalla --
Town vs. gown --
The future of the college town.
Responsibility: Blake Gumprecht.
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