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The city as suburb : a history of Northeast Baltimore since 1660

Author: Eric L Holcomb
Publisher: Sante Fe, N.M. ; Staunton, Va. : Center for American Places ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, 2005.
Series: Center books on American places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Northeast Baltimore has undergone a transformation from a rural area into a "city suburb," an experience shared by many similar US metropolitan areas. Holcomb traces this prototypical process from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Holcomb, Eric L., 1966-
City as suburb.
Sante Fe, N.M. ; Staunton, Va. : Center for American Places ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, 2005
(OCoLC)606066418
Online version:
Holcomb, Eric L., 1966-
City as suburb.
Sante Fe, N.M. ; Staunton, Va. : Center for American Places ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607721686
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric L Holcomb
ISBN: 1930066295 9781930066298
OCLC Number: 62047098
Description: xxi, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Kathleen G. Kotarba. --
Introduction. --
Before there was a city, 1659-1781. --
Creation of borderland communities, 1781-1852. --
A thriving borderland region, 1852-1898. --
The tentacles of the city. --
Democratizing the suburban dream, 1898-1941. --
Mainstreets. --
Diversity in city suburbia: subdivisions mature into neighborhoods. --
Walking through today, 1945-2005.
Series Title: Center books on American places.
Responsibility: Eric L. Holcomb.

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"The growth of Northeast Baltimore illustrates the American transition from settlement to suburb. Here we witness a model that has played out again and again on this continent. By revealing the Read more...

 
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