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To The City : Urban Photographs of the New Deal - Julia L. Foulkes

To The City

Urban Photographs of the New Deal

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Published: 22nd December 2010
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New Deal photographs reveal the inexorable "pull of the city"

even as they lament the demise of rural America

"Nicely-presented, thoughtfully-written, well-argued, and sufficiently-documented, this easy-to-read, engaging book, consisting mostly of photographs...will be of significant interest to general readers, students, scholars, and others." Art Book Review "To the City is a book that readers... Will likely find fascinating. Looking through these images, for example, could help students understand the context for postwar impulses toward urban renewal and suburban life - not to mention the importance of written communication to link city people together (all those pictures of newsstands, business signage, billboards, poster-plastered walls, and movie theater marquees). Give it a look." Journal of Urban Affairs, August 2012 "As a collection of photographs To the City comprises a useful complement to the many anthologies emphasizing the FSA's rural pictures."--American Studies, Vol. 52, No. 2

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Intersectionp. 11
Photo Galleryp. 15
Trafficp. 33
Photo Galleryp. 36
High Life and Low Lifep. 55
Photo Galleryp. 59
The City in the Countryp. 77
Photo Galleryp. 81
Citizensp. 99
Photo Galleryp. 103
Notesp. 121
Indexp. 127
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ISBN: 9781592139989
ISBN-10: 1592139981
Series: Urban Life, Landscape and Policy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 22nd December 2010
Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25