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The American Suburb: The Basics Jon C. Teaford

The American Suburb: The Basics

Jon C. Teaford

Published July 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780415951647
Hardcover
271 pages
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The American Suburb: The Basics is a compact, readable introduction to the origins and contemporary realities of the American suburb. Teaford provides an account of contemporary American suburbia, examining its rise, its diversity, its commercialMoreThe American Suburb: The Basics is a compact, readable introduction to the origins and contemporary realities of the American suburb. Teaford provides an account of contemporary American suburbia, examining its rise, its diversity, its commercial life, its government, and its housing issues. While offering a wide-ranging yet detailed account of the dominant way of life in America today, Teaford also explores current debates regarding suburbia s future. Americans live in suburbia, and this essential survey explains the all-important world in which they live, shop, play, and work.