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9781432884499

The address book : what street addresses reveal about identity, race, wealth, and power

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Tells the story of how streets got their names and houses their numbers, and why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or enforce power.

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Sodus Community Library LP 388.1 MAS (Text)
Large Print
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020 . ‡a9781432884499
020 . ‡a1432884492
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)1227102929
040 . ‡aIV7 ‡beng ‡erda ‡cIV7 ‡dIHY ‡dOSD
049 . ‡aCRCA
08204. ‡a388.1 ‡223
1001 . ‡aMask, Deirdre, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe address book : ‡bwhat street addresses reveal about identity, race, wealth, and power / ‡cDeirdre Mask.
250 . ‡aLarge print edition.
264 1. ‡aWaterville, Maine : ‡bThorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, ‡c[2020]
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡a541 pages (large print) : ‡billustrations ; ‡c23 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
340 . ‡nlarge print. ‡2rda
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references.
5050 . ‡aIntroduction: Why do street addresses matter? -- Kolkata : how can street addresses transform the slums? -- Haiti : could street addresses stop an epidemic? -- Rome : how did the ancient Romans navigate? -- London : where do street names come from? -- Vienna : what can house numbers teach us about power? -- Philadelphia : why do Americans love numbered streets? -- Korea and Japan : must streets be named? -- Iran : why do street names follow revolutions? -- Berlin : what do Nazi street names tell us about Vergangenheitsbewältigung? -- Hollywood, Florida : why can't Americans stop arguing about Confederate street names? -- St. Louis : what do Martin Luther King Jr. Streets reveal about race in America? -- South Africa : who belongs on South Africa's street signs? -- Manhattan : how much is a street name worth? -- Homelessness : how do you live without an address? -- Conclusion: The future : are street addresses doomed?
520 . ‡aTells the story of how streets got their names and houses their numbers, and why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or enforce power.
650 0. ‡aLarge type books.
650 0. ‡aStreet addresses ‡xSocial aspects.
650 0. ‡aStreet names ‡xSocial aspects.
655 7. ‡aCreative nonfiction. ‡2lcgft
655 7. ‡aInstructional and educational works. ‡2lcgft
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡aon1227102929 ‡bOCoLC ‡c632180 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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