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The death and life of Main Street : small towns in American memory, space and community

著者: Miles Orvell
出版: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
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"For more than a century, the term "Main Street" has conjured up nostalgic images of American small-town life. Representations exist all around us, from fiction and film to the architecture of shopping malls and Disneyland. All the while, the nation has become increasingly diverse, exposing tensions within this ideal. In Main Street, Miles Orvell wrestles with the mythic allure of the small town in all its forms,  続きを読む
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ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: Miles Orvell
ISBN: 9780807835685 0807835684
OCLC No.: 777327493
物理形態: xiii, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
コンテンツ: Main street mythologies --
Fighting extinction: the reinvention of Main Street --
Living on Main Street: Sinclair Lewis and the great cultural divide --
Main Street as memory --
Main Street: belonging and not belonging --
Utopian dreams: from Forest Hills to Greenbelt --
Rethinking suburbia: Levittown or the new urbanism? --
Main Street in the city --
Conclusion: consuming Main Street.
責任者: Miles Orvell.

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Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space, and Community  続きを読む

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"An engaging study of the development of Americans' sense of community in the twentieth and early twenty-first century. . . . A worthwhile read for those interested in the intersection of American 続きを読む

 
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