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Expanding the American dream : building and rebuilding Levittown

Author: Barbara M Kelly
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993.
Series: SUNY series in the new cultural history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Kelly
ISBN: 0791412873 9780791412879 0791412881 9780791412886
OCLC Number: 25094119
Description: xi, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Construction --
The plan in the planned community --
Houses fit for heroes --
The house becomes a home --
Expanding the American dream --
A closer look --
Myths and meanings --
The politics of house and home --
Postscript --
Appendix I: The sale of the rental units --
Appendix II: The women's congress on housing --
Appendix III: Comparative social statistics on Levittown over time.
Series Title: SUNY series in the new cultural history.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Kelly ; [with a foreword by William R. Taylor].

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