Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, America's Salesman of the Businessman's Utopia

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"Merchant of Illusion" revisits the intriguing projects and ideas of famed developer James Rouse. Known mainly for his "Festival Marketplaces" in Boston and Baltimore, Rouse actually played a more important role in redefining private sector urban policy as the leading force in American public life. He argued persuasively-using diverse means of communication-that the private sector, with only limited state aid, had the ability to create a nearly ideal urban order. The shopping centers, planned communities, downtown ...

Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, America's Salesman of the Businessman's Utopia 2016, Ohio State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814253090

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Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, America's Salesman of the Businessman's Utopia 2004, Ohio State University Press

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Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, America's Salesman of the Businessman's Utopia 2003, Ohio State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814290262

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