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Remaking the heartland : Middle America since the 1950s

Author: Robert Wuthnow
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many Americans, the Midwest is a vas0t unknown. This title sets out to rectify this. It shows how the region has undergone extraordinary social transformations over the past half-century and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wuthnow
ISBN: 9780691146119 069114611X 9780691158020 0691158029
OCLC Number: 841752086
Notes: Here in the middle. Recovering from the Great Depression. Reinventing the rustic life. Education in Middle America. The decline of small communities. The changing face of agribusiness. From towns to sprawling suburbs
Awards: Runner-up for PROSE Awards: Sociology & Social Work 2011
Commended for PROSE Awards: Sociology & Social Work 2011
Description: xiii, 358 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Here in the middle --
Recovering from the Great Depression --
Reinventing the rustic life --
Education in Middle America --
The decline of small communities --
The changing face of agribusiness --
From towns to sprawling suburbs.
Responsibility: Robert Wuthnow

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Honorable Mention for the 2011 PROSE Award in Sociology & Social Work, Association of American Publishers "Well-respected sociologist Wuthnow interweaves interviews, diaries and memoirs, and census Read more...

 
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