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Bourgeois nightmares : suburbia, 1870-1930

Author: Robert M Fogelson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The idyllic American suburbs, with their gracious single-family homes, large green lawns, and leaf-shaded streets, reflected not only their residents' dreams but also their nightmares, not only their hopes but their fears: fear of others, of racial minorities and low-income groups, fear of themselves, fear of the market, and above all fear of change. These fears, and the restrictive covenants that embodied them,
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Fogelson
ISBN: 0300108761 9780300108767 9780300124170 0300124171
OCLC Number: 58976041
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Suburbia, 1870-1930 : the quest for permanence --
Bourgeois nightmares : fears of almost everyone and everything.
Responsibility: Robert M. Fogelson.
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An eminent urban historian uncovers the long-neglected history of the restrictive covenants that played a pivotal role in shaping America's suburbs  Read more...

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"'A welcome addition to American suburban history... A wonderfully accessible, interesting, timely, and important book.' Urban History 'Robert Fogelson, the author of several important volumes of Read more...

 
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