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Orvell, Miles
The death and life of Main Street : small towns in American memory, space and community / Miles Orvell
Alternate Title Small towns in American memory, space and community
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT123 .O78 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Small cities -- Social aspects -- United States
City and town life -- United States
Community life -- United States
Community development -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 286 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-268) and index
Contents Main street mythologies -- The death and life of small American towns -- Living on Main Street: Sinclair Lewis and the great cultural divide -- Main Street as memory -- Main Street: belonging and not belonging -- Utopian dreams: from Forest Hills to Greenbelt -- Rethinking suburbia: Levittown or the new urbanism? -- Main Street in the city -- Conclusion: consuming Main Street

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