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Divided highways : building the interstate highways, transforming American life

Author: Tom Lewis
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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In this updated edition, Lewis brings his story of the Interstate system up to date, concluding with Boston's troubled and yet triumphant Big Dig project, the growing antipathy for big federal infrastructure projects, and the uncertain economics of highway projects both present and future.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lewis
ISBN: 9780801478222 0801478227
OCLC Number: 852460841
Description: xviii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The chief --
Mastering nature --
The dreamway --
The GI and the general --
A grand plan --
The great puzzle --
Lines of desire --
Revolt --
Busting the trust --
New rules --
Continental drift --
The greatest of improvements --
Buried desires.
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