The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community
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The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community

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In his previous books Allen Guttmann has provided incisive perspectives on Avery Brundage's role in the Olympic movement and on the nature of modern sports. Now, in his latest book, the accomplished historian of sport turns his attention from the playing field to the grandstand. Sports Spectators, the first historical study of the subject from antiquity to today, is at onc...more
Paperback, 474 pages
Published December 22nd 1982 by Columbia University Press (first published 1969)
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Steven Peterson
A study of the characteristics of suburban America--with a focus on Levittown. The book considers the birth and growth of the community, the nature of suburban life as manifest in this community, and democracy in suburbia.

A classic that still has value so many decades after its original publication.
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