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Author Solnit, Rebecca.

Title Hollow city : the siege of San Francisco and the crisis of American urbanism / Rebecca Solnit, text ; Susan Schwartzenberg, photographs.

Imprint London ; New York : Verso, 2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    307.76 SOL    Available
Description 182 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Note "A Haymarket book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Wrecking-ball overture -- San Francisco, capital of the Twentieth Century -- Tools for managing loyalty -- The shopping cart and the Lexus -- Three photographers and the transformation of Yerba Buena -- A real estate history of the avant-garde -- The last barricades -- Skid marks on the social contract -- Amnesia is a club -- San Francisco in chains -- Delivered vacant.
Summary Describes the displacement of the art and lifestyles of many of San Francisco's inhabitants by the economic boom and wealthy newcomers.
Subject Gentrification -- California -- San Francisco.
Urban poor -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions.
Working class -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions.
Embourgeoisement (Urbanisme) -- Californie -- San Francisco.
Pauvres en milieu urbain -- Californie -- San Francisco -- Conditions sociales.
Travailleurs -- Californie -- San Francisco -- Conditions sociales.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Economic conditions.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Conditions sociales.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Conditions économiques.
Added Author Schwartzenberg, Susan.
ISBN 1859847943 : $27.00
9781859847947

 
    
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