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Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000

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From the author of "The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History" comes a comprehensive exploration of the contested cultural landscape ... Show synopsis

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sonoftwig

Read Bruegmann instead.

by sonoftwig on May 8, 2010

Hayden's political bias clouds the narrative. For a dispassionate, but highly readable book on this topic read Robert Bruegmann's "Sprawl: a compact history". While some of the political history presented surrounding development is interesting and not widely understood, it is veiled with her view ... More

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