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Architecture and Suburbia: From English Villa to American Dream House, 1690-2000 Paperback – Apr 12 2005

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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press (April 12 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0816643040
  • ISBN-13: 978-0816643042
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,191,506 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Archer shows that the creation and evolution of the suburban house and the suburban landscape raise the most profound issues of 'self, identity, gender, and relation to family and society.' . . . Archer is both a compelling a theorist and an adventurous researcher." -Robert Fishman, University of Michigan
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Traces the evolution of the modern American dream house from seventeenth-century England to the present.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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