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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151652

Description

xli, 288 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Housing History 20th century.
Building Social aspects History 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 Economic aspects
Social life and customs 1918-1945.

Originator

Albrecht, Donald.
Crawford, Margaret, 1948-
National Building Museum (U.S.)

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.

Publication

Washington, D.C. : National Building Museum ;
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press

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)

Call Number

Stacks HD7293.W67 1995
Roth/Coll. HD7293.W67 1995 c.2

Places

United States
United States.