Avila, Eric, 1968-

The folklore of the freeway : race and revolt in the modernist city / Eric Avila. - Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, 2014. - xi, 228 p. : ill. (some col.) - A quadrant book .

"A quadrant book"

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: The Invisible Freeway Revolt -- 1. The Master's Plan: The Rise and Fall of the Modernist City -- 2. "Nobody But a Bunch of Mothers": Fighting the Highwaymen During Feminism's Second Wave -- 3. Communities Lost and Found: The Politics of Historical Memory -- 4. A Matter of Perspective: The Racial Politics of Seeing the Freeway -- 5. Taking Back the Freeway: Strategies of Adaptation and Improvisation -- Conclusion: Identity Politics in Post-Interstate America -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.

9780816680733 (paperback) 0816680736 (paperback) 9780816680726 (hardcover) 0816680728 (hardcover)

2014001571

016714055 Uk 016715396 Uk


Express highways -- Social aspects -- United States.
City planning -- United States.

HE336.E94 / A855 2014

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