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The End of the Suburbs
Language: un
Pages: 272
Authors: Leigh Gallagher
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Penguin

“The government in the past created one American Dream at the expense of almost all others: the dream of a house, a lawn, a picket fence, two children, and a car. But there is no single American Dream anymore.” For nearly 70 years, the suburbs were as American as apple
The Suburb Reader
Language: en
Pages: 552
Authors: Becky Nicolaides, Andrew Wiese
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-18 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. Suburbanization has not only produced a distinct physical
Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Antony Cooke
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-15 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The only practical guide to observing truly spectacular astronomical objects from less than perfect locations. The only book to deal in depth with the application of image intensifiers to real-time astronomy. Gives advice on viewing objects, and on making realistic images by drawing or video. Includes extensive catalogs of spectacular
The End of the Suburbs
Language: un
Pages: 261
Authors: Leigh Gallagher (Journalist)
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Portfolio (Hardcover)

A Fortune journalist examines why suburbs are transforming and losing their appeal in society-improving ways, citing such factors as shrinking birth and marriage rates, environment-driven preferences for smaller homes and a renaissance in urbanized housing that promotes healthier lifestyles.
Dead End
Language: un
Pages: 249
Authors: Benjamin Ross
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"A witty, readable, and highly original tour through the history of America's suburbs and cities to uncover the human impulses that keep sprawl spreading"-- Provided by publisher.