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Bourgeois Utopias The Rise and Fall of Suburbia

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ISBN-10: 0465007473

ISBN-13: 9780465007479

Edition: 1987

Authors: Robert Fishman

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A noted urban historian traces the story of the suburb from its origins in nineteenth-century London to its twentieth-century demise in decentralized cities like Los Angeles.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 3/31/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

London: Birthplace of Suburbia
Building the Bourgeois Utopia
The Suburb and the Industrial City: Manchester
Urbanity versus Suburbanity: France and the United States
The Classic Suburb: the Railroad Suburbs of Philadelphia
Los Angeles: Suburban Metropolis
Beyond Suburbia: the Rise of the Technoburb