The twentieth-century American city
The second edition of this highly acclaimed book brings the story of urban America upto date through the early 1990s, with an analysis of recent attempts to revive aging central cities and a look at a new form of development known as technoburbs or edge cities.
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Problem Promise and Reality
The Century Begins 19001919
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