Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America

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MIT Press, Jan 1, 1983 - Architecture - 329 pages
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This book is concerned essentially with the model of domestic environment in thiscountry, as it has evolved from colonial architecture through current urban projects.

  

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Contents

PART
19
CHAPTER THREE
41
CHAPTER FOUR
58
CHAPTER FIVE
73
PART THREE
91
CHAPTER SEVEN
114
CHAPTER EIGHT
135
PART FOUR
153
CHAPTER ELEVEN
193
PART FIVE
215
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
240
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
262
NOTES
285
FURTHER READING 3D2
302
INDEX
319
Copyright

CHAPTER
177

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About the author (1983)

Gwendolyn Wright is professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. She is cohost of the PBS television series "History Detectives" and is also the author of "Building the Dream" and "The Politics of Design in French Colonial Urbanism,

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