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The folklore of the freeway : race and revolt in the modernist city

Author: Eric Avila
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press, 2014 2014
Series: Quadrant Book
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Avila
ISBN: 9780816680733 0816680736 9780816680726 0816680728 9781452942896 1452942897
OCLC Number: 913840231
Notes: Includes index
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents: ContentsPrefaceIntroduction: The Invisible Freeway Revolt1. The Master's Plan: The Rise and Fall of the Modernist City2. "Nobody But a Bunch of Mothers": Fighting the Highwaymen During Feminism's Second Wave3. Communities Lost and Found: The Politics of Historical Memory4. A Matter of Perspective: The Racial Politics of Seeing the Freeway5. Taking Back the Freeway: Strategies of Adaptation and ImprovisationConclusion: Identity Politics in Post-Interstate AmericaAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Series Title: Quadrant Book

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