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The Resource Downtown America : a history of the place and the people who made it, Alison Isenberg

Downtown America : a history of the place and the people who made it, Alison Isenberg

Label
Downtown America : a history of the place and the people who made it
Title
Downtown America
Title remainder
a history of the place and the people who made it
Statement of responsibility
Alison Isenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
233104
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isenberg, Alison
Dewey number
307.76/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.I74 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Historical studies of urban America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Central business districts
  • City and town life
  • Community life
  • Inner cities
  • Urban renewal
  • City planning
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of the place and the people who made it
Label
Downtown America : a history of the place and the people who made it, Alison Isenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Beyond decline: assessing the values of urban commercial life in the twentieth century -- City beautiful or beautiful mess? The gendered origins of a civic ideal -- Fixing an image of commercial dignity: postcards and the business of planning Main Street -- "Mrs. Consumer," "Mrs. Brown America," and "Mr. Chain Store Man": economic woman and the laws of retail -- Main Street's interior frontier: innovation amid Depression and War -- "The Demolition of our outworn past": Suburban shoppers and the logic of urban renewal -- The hollow prize? Black buyers, racial violence, and the riot renaissance -- Animated by nostalgia: preservation and vacancy since the 1960s -- Conclusion. "The lights are much brighter there"
Control code
16843319
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 441 pages
Isbn
9780226385075
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53793228
Label
Downtown America : a history of the place and the people who made it, Alison Isenberg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Beyond decline: assessing the values of urban commercial life in the twentieth century -- City beautiful or beautiful mess? The gendered origins of a civic ideal -- Fixing an image of commercial dignity: postcards and the business of planning Main Street -- "Mrs. Consumer," "Mrs. Brown America," and "Mr. Chain Store Man": economic woman and the laws of retail -- Main Street's interior frontier: innovation amid Depression and War -- "The Demolition of our outworn past": Suburban shoppers and the logic of urban renewal -- The hollow prize? Black buyers, racial violence, and the riot renaissance -- Animated by nostalgia: preservation and vacancy since the 1960s -- Conclusion. "The lights are much brighter there"
Control code
16843319
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 441 pages
Isbn
9780226385075
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53793228

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