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Picture Windows : How the Suburbs Happened - 00 edition

Picture Windows : How the Suburbs Happened (ISBN10: 0465070132; ISBN13: 9780465070138)
ISBN13: 978-0465070138
ISBN10: 0465070132

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0465070459
ISBN10: 0465070450

Summary: When Baxandall and Ewen interviewed women in several Long Island communities about their real lives, they found that the stereotypes about suburbs have little to do with actual experience. Surmising from the interviews as well as diaries, scrapbooks, and other archival sources for earlier in the century they conclude that the suburbs have long been and still are centers of social and architectural experimentation where white, black, immigrant, gay, straight, old, you
ng, married, divorced, and single people have struggled to improve their lives.
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Summary: When Baxandall and Ewen interviewed women in several Long Island communities about their real lives, they found that the stereotypes about suburbs have little to do with actual experience. Surmising from the interviews as well as diaries, scrapbooks, and other archival sources for earlier in the century they conclude that the suburbs have long been and still are centers of social and architectural experimentation where white, black, immigrant, gay, straight, old, young, married, divorced, and single people have struggled to improve their lives. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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