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The invention of Brownstone Brooklyn : gentrification and the search for authenticity in postwar New York

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780199930340 0199930341
OCLC Number: 825094121
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 1 v : ill ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Ch 1. Urban Wilderness ; Ch 2. Concord Village ; Ch 3. The Middle Cityscape ; Ch 4. The Two Machines in the Garden ; Ch 5. The Highway in the Garden ; Ch 6. Inventing Brownstone Brooklyn ; Ch 7. The Neighborhood Movement ; Conclusion: Brownstone Brooklyn Invented ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: by Suleiman Osman.

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[Osman] has told the story with great insight and drama through an eclectic and well-selected set of historical sources and a felicitous writerly prose. * Robert Self, American Historical Review *

 
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