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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the growth of suburban areas.


Six Superlative Sources

· Duany, Andres, et al. Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream. (North Point Press, 2001).

· Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. (Basic Books, 1987).

· Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the U.S. (Oxford University Press, 1985).

· Olmsted, Frederick Law. Civilizing American Cities: Writings on City Landscapes. (Da Capo, 1997).

· Rome, Adam. The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism. (Cambridge University Press, 2001).

· Levittown at Fifty.,0,850235.storygallery?coll=ny-lihistory-navigation

Other Excellent Sources

· Kunstler, James Howard. The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape. (Simon and Schuster, 1994).

· Schuyler, David. The New Urban Landscape: The Redefinition of City Form in Nineteenth-Century America. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988).

· Warner, Sam Bass, Jr. Streetcar Suburbs: The Process of Growth in Boston. (Harvard University Press, 1978).

· Frederick Law Olmsted.

· American Planning Association.

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