The American Suburb: The Basics

1st Edition

Jon C. Teaford

Published July 6, 2007
Textbook - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415951654 - CAT# RT19875

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The American Suburb: The Basics is a compact, readable introduction to the origins and contemporary realities of the American suburb. Teaford provides an account of contemporary American suburbia, examining its rise, its diversity, its commercial life, its government, and its housing issues. While offering a wide-ranging yet detailed account of the dominant way of life in America today, Teaford also explores current debates regarding suburbia’s future. Americans live in suburbia, and this essential survey explains the all-important world in which they live, shop, play, and work.


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