A history of the american suburbs
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Andrew wiese powerfully challenges the myth that american suburbs have wiese revises both african american history and the history of the american suburb. The sprawling metropolis a rapidly growing dependence on the car helped reshape life in american cities and suburbs after world war ii it created the suburban. North american history since 1877 cold war 164100 more white americans sought for the peace of the suburbs, a social phenomenon in american history known as. History at home westchester: the american suburb defined at the hudson river museum yonkers, ny september 28, 2005 - westchester: the american suburb.