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World War II and the American dream / exhibition organized and catalog edited by Donald Albrecht ; essays by Margaret Crawford ... [et al.].

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Albrecht, Donald.
Crawford, Margaret, 1948-
National Building Museum (U.S.)
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
Washington, D.C. : National Building Museum ;
Contents
Enlisting modernism / Peter S. Reed -- Scarcity and promise : materials and American domestic culture during World War II / Robert Friedel -- Daily life on the home front : women, blacks, and the struggle for public housing / Margaret Crawford -- The airplane and the garden city : regional transformations during World War II / Greg Hise -- Building for war, preparing for peace : World War II and the military-industrial complex / Joel Davidson -- War is swell / Michael Sorkin.
Date
c1995.
Description
xli, 288 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Building Museum, Nov. 11, 1994-Dec. 31, 1995.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-279) and index.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).
ISBN
026201145X (alk. paper)
0262510839 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
151652
Call Number
Roth/Coll. HD7293.W67 1995 c.2
Stacks HD7293.W67 1995
Descriptive terms
Building Social aspects History 20th century.
Housing History 20th century.
Social life and customs 1918-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 Economic aspects
Places
United States
United States.

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