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Camden After the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (Politics and Culture in Modern America)

Jr., Howard Gillette. Camden After the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (Politics and Culture in Modern America) Authors:Jr., Howard Gillette.
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Year:2006
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Pages:344
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Price:2531 rub.
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Recipient of the Author's Award of the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance "Camden After the Fall is a thorough, well-researched, and important book. Through a careful analysis of people and politics, Gillette challenges the accepted narrative of postwar urban decline. The story of Camden is of special consequence to urban historians, historians of late twentieth-century U.S. political economy, and students of contemporary urban policy. Gillette is certainly the person to tell that story."--Robert Self, Brown University "With keen insight, Howard Gillette movingly details how de-industrialization, suburbanization, racial isolation, and political exploitation reduced Camden from industrial powerhouse to America's third poorest city. Through the rich biography of one city, Camden's fall could be the story of the half-century decline of many industrial cities and their struggles to revive, just more so. Camden After the Fall will become a classic in the field of...

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