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

저자: Miles Orvell
출판사: 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,  더 읽기…
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모든 저자 / 참여자: Miles Orvell
ISBN: 9780807835685 0807835684
OCLC 번호: 777327493
설명: xiii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
내용: 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.
책임: Miles Orvell.

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An eye-opening exploration of the mythology and culturally laden concepts behind small towns and Main Street.--"The Annals of Iowa"

 
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