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Diners, bowling alleys, and trailer parks

Andrew Hurley

Diners, bowling alleys, and trailer parks

chasing the American dream in the postwar consumer culture

by Andrew Hurley

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Published by BasicBooks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trailers,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Middle class,
  • Bowling alleys,
  • Diners (Restaurants),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-390) and index.

    Statementby Andrew Hurley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.C6 H87 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 409 p. :
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24792221M
    ISBN 100465031870
    ISBN 109780465031870
    LC Control Number2010283298
    OCLC/WorldCa48883501

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