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wwii and amer dreamWorld War II and the American Dream: How Wartime Building Changed a Nation

Edited by Donald Albrecht with essays by Margaret Crawford, Joel Davidson, Robert Friedel, Greg Hise, Peter S. Reed, and Michael Sorkin

Among the legacies of World War II was a massive building program on a scale that America had not seen before and has not seen since. The war effort created thousands of factories, homes, even entire cities throughout the country. Many of these structures still stand, the physical evidence of an unprecedented ability to harness the power and resources of a people. The complex legacy of this notable period in our nation's history is discussed from a different perspective by each contributor.  Publisher: MIT Press

 

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