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Author Simon, Bryant.

Title Boardwalk of dreams : Atlantic City and the fate of urban America / Bryant Simon
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Summary 'Boardwalk of Dreams' traces the transformation of public space in Atlantic City during the 20th century, addressing the themes of tourism, racial identity, class mobility, urban renewal, & the various roles of vacationers, residents & business figures in shaping this urban landscape
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Simon, Bryant.
City and town life -- New Jersey -- Atlantic City -- History.
Middle class -- New Jersey -- Atlantic City -- History.
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- History.
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- Social conditions.
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199789016 ebook