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Author VanderMeer, Philip R., 1947-
Title Desert visions and the making of Phoenix, 1860-2009 [electronic resource] / Philip VanderMeer
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xvii, 459 p.) : ill., maps
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-444) and index
Civilizing the desert : the initial phase -- Building the modern city : physical form and function -- Shaping the modern American city : social construction -- Creating a new vision : the war and after -- Building a new politics -- Growing the city : economic, cultural, and spatial expansion -- From houses to communities : suburban growth in the postwar metropolis, 1945-80 -- Political change and changing policies in the 1960s and 1970s -- Changing the urban form : the politics of place and space -- An uncertain future : looking for a new vision
Description based on print version record
Subject Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth -- Case studies
Social change -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- History
City planning -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- History
City and town life -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- History
Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Politics and government
Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Social conditions
Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Economic conditions
Phoenix (Ariz.) -- History
Alt Author Project Muse
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