City of American dreams : a history of home ownership and housing reform in Chicago, 1871-1919 (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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City of American dreams : a history of home ownership and housing reform in Chicago, 1871-1919

Author: Margaret Garb
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011, ©2005.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The housing market crash shattered Americans' boundless faith in home ownership. This title tells a history of our national obsession with real estate. It reveals that the aspiration for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Garb
ISBN: 9780226282107 0226282104
OCLC Number: 793328594
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xv, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Margaret Garb.

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