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Architecture and suburbia : from English villa to American dream house, 1690--2000 / John Archer.

Author/creator Archer, John, 1947-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoMinneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2005.
Descriptionxx, 470 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Contents Self, house, and suburb -- Built spaces and identity -- I: Eighteenth-century England: the genesis of the Bourgeois dwelling -- Locating the self in space -- Villa suburbana, terra suburbana -- The apparatus of selfhood -- II: Nineteenth-century America: republican homes in Arcadian suburbs -- Republican pastoral: toward a bourgeois Arcadia -- Suburbanizing the self -- III: Twentieth-century America: the dream house ideal and the suburban landscape -- Nationalizing the dream -- Analyzing the dream -- Reframing suburbia -- Coda: looking ahead.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 375-442) and index.
LCCN 2004025706
ISBN0816643032 (alk. paper)

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