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Open Suburbs vs. Open Space

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter concentrates on a series of conflicts over affordable housing that took shape during the late 1960s and early 1970s that pitted traditionally liberal causes like civil rights and ... More


The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Sarah Bilston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When did the suburbs gain their reputation as places of dullness and sterility? This book traces the origins of such suburban stereotypes back to the 1820s, the earliest decade of suburban growth, ... More


Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Timotheus Vermeulen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Suburbia. Say the word and a stream of images pass before your eyes: white picket fence, neatly mowed lawns, winding roads nicely lined with trees, pastel tinted bungalows, bored housewives, ... More


The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment

Jesse LeCavalier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816693313
eISBN:
9781452955360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Rule of Logistics examines how Walmart, the largest company on the planet, depends its success on its vast networks of buildings and the logistical systems that connect them. For Walmart, ... More


Northern Suburbs

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0043
Subject:
History, Asian History

The face of New Peking will be found in the suburbs to the north of the Old Tartar City. The authorities have selected these plains for the construction of modern apartment blocks for the friends ... More


A Suburban Story: The Rise of Republicanism in Postwar Georgia, 1948–1980

Tim Boyd

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This in-depth examination of suburban politics in post-World War II Georgia challenges the conventional “Southern Strategy” or “white backlash” thesis of partisan realignment in the South. Instead, ... More


Craft and Burgh: Conflict or Partnership?

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The fourth chapter considers relations between the Incorporation and the wider burgh, looking at council control and customer interference. Sixteenth-century craft-council relations are usually ... More


Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Mary Barr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Growing up in a progressive and affluent suburb certainly has its advantages, but not everyone reaps the benefits of their privileged surroundings. This book examines the differences that race, ... More


Introduction: The “Horror” of Suburbia

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jokes about dull, identikit suburbs sound modern, but they are as old as the suburbs themselves. My introduction discusses the origins of the stereotype and sketches a counter narrative, of the ... More


John Claudius Loudon and the New Suburban Landscape

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Claudius Loudon was an early proponent of the suburbs. His work represented the new spaces as places of meeting, community, modernity, and middle-class happiness. Loudon suggested that women ... More


Setting Suburban Stereotypes 1820s–1850s

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Decrying suburbia at the fin de siècle placed a speaker in a long literary and cultural tradition; Gissing, Wells, Bennett, and Forster inherited images and terms of culturally and aesthetically ... More


Women and the Suburban Garden

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Gardening advice texts evoked women gardeners as active laborers, aesthetically informed designers, participants in the marketplace, and, toward the end of the century, even professional business ... More


The City-to-Country Transition

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter narrative returns to North Limestone and follows the road north from Loudon Avenue, crossing New Circle Road, an unlimited access four-lane circumferential bypass constructed in 1953. ... More


Care of the Soil, Care of the Self: Creation and Creativity in the American Suburbs

T. Wilson Dickinson

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Care of the Soil, Care of the Self,” T. Wilson Dickinson interrogates our familiar places and habitual practices in order to see anew the ways of being of obscure places, ecological connectivity, ... More


Jessie Stephenson's Manchester and Hannah Mitchell's Oldham Road

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Manchester remained the suffrage city. All the main suffrage organizations ~ NUWSS, WSPU, WFL and Men's League ~ were well represented. Luckily Jessie Stephenson's typescript autobiography offers a ... More


Buenaventura Lakes

Simone Delerme

in Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066257
eISBN:
9780813058412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066257.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 sets the scene in Osceola County, Florida. The chapter goes back to the 1970s, to the formation of an international consortium of real estate developers—“the Mexican Millionaires”—who used ... More


The Fractured American Dream

Simone Delerme

in Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066257
eISBN:
9780813058412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066257.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 of the book focuses on the character, reputation, and place-identity of the Buenaventura Lakes suburb, and the impact of linguistic transformations due to the community’s Latinization. ... More


The Armpit of the Northeast?

Llana Barber

in Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Six recounts the decimation of Lawrence's public services in the 1980s and 1990s, with an emphasis on public safety and education. Major metropolitan centers experienced a "tale of two ... More


National Show Town: Building a Modern, Prosperous, and Segregated Capital, 1890–1912

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the massive demographic and spatial changes that reordered Washington’s racial geography in the decades between disfranchisement in 1878 and the election of Woodrow Wilson to ... More


Introduction: All Those Numbers

Jesse LeCavalier

in The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816693313
eISBN:
9781452955360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693313.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The introduction of The Rule of Logistics establishes logistics as the way to understand Walmart’s architecture. It outlines some of the key concerns of the book before providing a portrait of the ... More


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