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Levittowners

Gans, Herbert J.

Levittowners

ways of life and politics ina new suburban community

by Gans, Herbert J.

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Published by Penguin P in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suburban life -- Case studies,
  • Levittown, N.J

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 452-462.

    Statementby Herbert J. Gans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN80.L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 474 p. :
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19583382M
    LC Control Number67111128

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OCLC Number: Description: xxix, pages 25 cm: Contents: Part 1 --The origin of a community --The planners of Levittown --The Levittowners --and why they came --The beginnings of group life --The founding of churches --The new school sytastem --The emergence of party politics --The origin of a community --Part 2: The quality of suburban life --Social life: suburban homogeneity and.

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Jul 25,  · Small groups of agitated Levittowners are already gathering in front of theMyers home. Throughout the evening, the crowd continues to grow. By midnight, more than. Herbert Gans is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books including The Urban Villagers (Free Press ), Popular Culture and High Culture (Basic Books ), The Levittowners (Columbia University Press ), and Democracy and the News (Oxford University Press ).

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