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Dolores Hayden
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Dolores Hayden is professor of architecture and urbanism and professor of American studies at Yale University. An urban historian and architect, she is the author of Seven American Utopias: The Architecture of Communitarian Socialism, 1790–1975; The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities; Redesigning the American Dream: Gender, Housing, and Family Life; and The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History. She lives with her husband and daughter in Guilford, Connecticut.

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Building Suburbia
Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Written by Dolores Hayden


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $18.00

A lively history of the contested landscapes where the majority of Americans now live, Building Suburbia chronicles two centuries in the birth and development of America’s metropolitan regions.

From rustic cottages reached by steamboat to big box stores at the exit ramps of eight-lane highways, Dolores Hayden defines seven eras of suburban... Read more >
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Building Suburbia
Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Written by Dolores Hayden


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $14.99

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