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Published: 01 May 2014

256 Pages | 20 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199769223

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The Working Man's Reward

Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Elaine Lewinnek

  • Traces the history of suburbanization and urban sprawl back to nineteenth century
  • Features working class as central actors in suburbanization
  • Makes use of sources from Chicago's foreign language press