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The American Suburb

The Basics

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The American Suburb by Jon C Teaford
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The American Suburb: The Basics is a compact, readable introduction to the origins and contemporary realities of the American suburb. Teaford provides an account of contemporary American suburbia, examining its rise, its diversity, its commercial life, its government, and its housing issues. While offering a wide-ranging yet detailed account of the dominant way of life in America today, Teaford also explores current debates regarding suburbia's future. Americans live in suburbia, and this essential survey explains the all-important world in which they live, shop, play, and work.

Author Biography

Jon C. Teaford is Professor Emeritus in the department of history at Purdue University. He is the author of nine previous books. Among his books on American urban history are Post-Suburbia: Government and Politics in Edge Cities (1997) and The Metropolitan Revolution: The Rise of Post-Urban America (2006).
Release date NZ
September 6th, 2007
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
288
Dimensions
140x216x20
ISBN-13
9780415951647
Product ID
2960416

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