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Between city and country : Brookline, Massachusetts, and the origins of suburbia  Cover Image E-book E-book

Between city and country : Brookline, Massachusetts, and the origins of suburbia

Karr, Ronald Dale (author.).

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  • OCLC: on1043428098
  • ISBN: 1613765622
  • ISBN: 9781613765623
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Published: Amherst :University of Massachusetts Press,[2018]
  • Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2018]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction: In Search of Suburbia; Part 1. Town into Suburb, 1790-1850; 1 New England Town; 2 Commuters and Immigrants; Part 2. Inventing Suburbia, 1850-1885; 3 The Great Divide; 4 Building Blocks; 5 The New Landscape of Suburban Politics; 6 Suburbia Real and Imagined; Part 3. Suburbia Realized, 1885-1900; 7 Boulevards and Trolleys; 8 Defining Suburbia; 9 Contested Ground; 10 Suburbia on a Hill; Epilogue; Abbreviations; Notes; Index.
Subject: Brookline (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century
Suburbs -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies
Urban-rural migration -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies
Suburbs -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Suburban life -- United States -- History

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