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Shantytown, USA

Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor

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$35.00 • £27.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674660458

Publication: April 2016

Text

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 halftones

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  • Preface
  • 1. Walden, a Shanty or a House?
  • 2. Shanties on the Western Frontier
  • 3. Shantytowns on the Urban Frontier
  • 4. A Working-Poor Ideology of Dwelling
  • 5. Squatter Sovereignty: Shantytown’s Broadway Debut
  • 6. Transformed by Art and Journalism
  • 7. African-American Shantytowns 1860–1940
  • 8. Depression-Era Shantytowns
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index