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Houses for a new world : builders and buyers in American suburbs, 1945-1965 / Barbara Miller Lane.

Title
Houses for a new world : builders and buyers in American suburbs, 1945-1965 / Barbara Miller Lane.
Author
Lane, Barbara Miller
Publication
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]

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Details

Description
xi, 305 pages : illustrations, maps; 26 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • History
  • History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-294) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Paraphrases of original buyers' recollections -- New houses and new communities -- West Coast builders: Los Angeles and Orange County -- East Coast builders: Philadelphia and Boston -- The builders of Chicago's Golden Corridor: Midwestern ranches and splits -- The buyers, their backgrounds, and their preferences -- Houses and suburbs transformed -- Appendix 1. Chronological list of Campanelli developments, Massachusetts and Rhode Island -- Appendix 2. Stoltzner business history -- Appendix 3. Interviews with original buyers or their children.
ISBN
  • 9780691167619
  • 0691167613
LCCN
^^2015004110
OCLC
905089251
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library