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Crabgrass frontier

the suburbanization of the United States

by Kenneth T. Jackson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Suburbs -- United States -- History,
    • Suburban life,
    • Housing -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth T. Jackson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT384.U5 J33 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 396 p. :
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3024522M
      ISBN 100195036107
      LC Control Number85004844

      book: crabgrass frontier kenneth crabgrass frontier, written in , is still considered the definitive treatment of the history of american suburbanization. Find all the study resources for Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States by Kenneth T. Jackson.

      A clear, thorough, carefully documented history of how and why America became a country of suburbs rather than cities and towns. ""The United States has thus far been unique in four important respects that can be summed up in the following sentence: affluent and middle-class Americans live in suburban areas that are further from their work places, in homes that they own, and in the center of. Summary. With Crabgrass Frontier, Kenneth Jackson attempts to broadly interpret and synthesize the American suburban experience, which he sees as different from the suburbanization process of other major world his words, he seeks “to integrate intellectual, architectural, urban, and transportational history with public policy analysis, and place the American experience within the.

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The author clearly researched his stuff thoroughly, though one might wish for a bit LESS detail sometimes (his "evidentiary anecdotes" often get in the way of Cited by: Crabgrass Frontier is chalk full of information on the social, political and personal development of suburb culture.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States/5(61). This first full-scale history of the development of the American suburb examines how "the good life" in America came to be equated with the a home of one's own surrounded by a grassy yard and located far from the urban workplace.

Integrating social history with economic and architectural analysis, and taking into account such factors as the availability of cheap land, inexpensive building 4/5(4).

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In Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States, historian Kenneth T. Jackson looks at what, at the time of the book’s publication inwas a startling new phenomenon: the emergence and rapid popularization of life in the American suburb.

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Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of America by Kenneth T. Jackson; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Suburbs, Social conditions, Housing. Crabgrass Frontier. The Suburbanization of the United States.

By: Kenneth T. Jackson. Narrated by (New York Times Book Review), Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of 20th century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair Deal era of the s and s were created.

Crabgrass Frontier The Suburbanization of the United States (Book): Jackson, Kenneth T.: In America, in contrast to almost anywhere else in the world, the good life means traveling a long distance to get to work. How and why this came to be our cultural norm is the subject of this long-awaited book.

Because more than two-thirds of all dwellings are single family homes surrounded by an. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 04/16/ Publisher: Oxford University : Oxford University Press.

The Suburbanization of the United States. Author: Kenneth T. Jackson; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Traces the development of American suburbs, suggests reasons for their growth, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and looks at future trends.

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[Kenneth T Jackson] -- Chronicles the development of American suburbs, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and discusses how society's views of the metropolis have changed throughout.

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