Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley
A geographical field guide to the American house. Based on an inventory of seventeen thousand homes in twenty sample cities from the Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley, this book explores how Americans housed themselves in the 1980s.
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