Suburban Landscapes: Culture and Politics in a New York Metropolitan Community

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Most Americans today live in the suburbs. Yet suburban voices remain largely unheard in sociological and cultural studies of these same communities. In Suburban Landscapes: Culture and Politics in a New York Metropolitan Community , Paul Mattingly provides a new model for understanding suburban development through his narrative history of Leonia, New Jersey, an early commuter suburb of New York City. Although Leonia is a relatively small suburb, a study of this kind has national significance because most of America's ...

Suburban Landscapes: Culture and Politics in a New York Metropolitan Community 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801866807

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