Bulldozer in the Countryside by Adam Rome
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Bulldozer in the Countryside
By Adam Rome

The Bulldozer in the Countryside

Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism

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Bulldozer in the Countryside by Adam Rome

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The concern today about suburban sprawl is not new. In the decades after World War II, the spread of tract-house construction changed the nature of millions of acres of land, and a variety of Americans began to protest against the environmental costs of suburban development. By the mid-1960s, indeed, many of the critics were attempting to institutionalize an urban land ethic. The Bulldozer in the Countryside was the first scholarly work to analyze the successes and failures of the varied efforts to address the environmental consequences of suburban growth from 1945 to 1970. For scholars and students of American history, the book offers a compelling insight into two of the great stories of modern times - the mass migration to the suburbs and the rise of the environmental movement. The book also offers a valuable historical perspective for participants in contemporary debates about the alternatives to sprawl.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521804905
ISBN-10: 0521804906
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Scholarly history of efforts to reduce the environmental costs of US suburban development.

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