The Resource Building the dream : a social history of housing in America, Gwendolyn Wright

Building the dream : a social history of housing in America, Gwendolyn Wright

Label
Building the dream : a social history of housing in America
Title
Building the dream
Title remainder
a social history of housing in America
Statement of responsibility
Gwendolyn Wright
Title variation
Social history of housing in America
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, Gwendolyn
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7293
LC item number
.W74 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Housing
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Housing
  • United States
  • Huisvesting
  • Interieurs
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Haus
  • USA
Label
Building the dream : a social history of housing in America, Gwendolyn Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) 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
pt. 1. Foundations for social order -- The Puritan way of life -- pt. 2. Structures of American nationalism -- Row upon row in the commercial city -- The "big house" and slave quarters -- Housing factory workers -- Independence and the rural cottage -- pt. 3. Accomodations for an industrial society -- Victorian suburbs and the cult of domesticity -- Americanization and ethnicity in urban tenements -- The advantages of apartment life -- pt. 4. Domestication of modern living -- The progressive housewife and the bungalow -- Welfare capitalism and the company town -- Planned residential communities -- pt. 5. Government standards for American families -- Public housing for the worthy poor -- The new suburban expansion and the American dream -- Preserving homes and promoting change
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First MIT Press paperback edition.
Extent
xix, 329 pages
Isbn
9780262730648
Lccn
82024954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)9133596
  • (OCoLC)ocm09133596
Label
Building the dream : a social history of housing in America, Gwendolyn Wright
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) 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
pt. 1. Foundations for social order -- The Puritan way of life -- pt. 2. Structures of American nationalism -- Row upon row in the commercial city -- The "big house" and slave quarters -- Housing factory workers -- Independence and the rural cottage -- pt. 3. Accomodations for an industrial society -- Victorian suburbs and the cult of domesticity -- Americanization and ethnicity in urban tenements -- The advantages of apartment life -- pt. 4. Domestication of modern living -- The progressive housewife and the bungalow -- Welfare capitalism and the company town -- Planned residential communities -- pt. 5. Government standards for American families -- Public housing for the worthy poor -- The new suburban expansion and the American dream -- Preserving homes and promoting change
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First MIT Press paperback edition.
Extent
xix, 329 pages
Isbn
9780262730648
Lccn
82024954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)9133596
  • (OCoLC)ocm09133596

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