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The Folklore of the FreewayRace and Revolt in the Modernist City$
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Eric Avila

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680726

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.001.0001

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The Master’s Plan

The Master’s Plan

The Rise and Fall of the Modernist City

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(p.17) 1 The Master’s Plan
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The Folklore of the Freeway
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Eric Avila

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680726.003.0002

Chapter One provides an historical overview of urban America during the age of the Interstate, exploring the disparate impact of urban highway construction upon the diverse neighborhoods of the American city. It reviews the history of the visible, organized expressions of the freeway revolt, contrasting the triumph of white middle class communities against the predicament of more marginal neighborhoods impacted by highway construction.

Keywords:   Interdisciplinary comparative analysis, Urban highway construction, Freeway revolt, Cultural expression, Racial identity and conflict, Postwar America, Race, Class, Marginalization, Infrastructure

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