Crabgrass Frontier

Crabgrass Frontier : The Suburbanization of the United States

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The winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize, this book is the first detailed history of suburban life in America from its origin to the drive-in culture of today.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 406 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 24 pp halftones, figures, tables
  • 0195049837
  • 9780195049831
  • 451,502

Review quote

-A compelling narrative.... Jackson traces the consequences of the predominantly North American process [of suburbanization] through three centuries of technological, economic and social innovation.---Philadelphia Inquirershow more

About Kenneth T. Jackson

Kenneth T. Jackson, Professor of History at Columbia University, is the author of The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930; Cities in American History; and a number of other books.show more

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