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The City is the Frontier

by George W. Carey 1966

Within the last fifteen years, the public has become increasingly aware of a trend which has interested specialists for a much longer time: the accelerating urbanization of the United States and, indeed, the world. Responding to this interest, publishers have been deluging the public with a torrent of books focused upon the problems and pathology of urban areas, many of which, unfortunately, have been written by opportunistic parvenus seeking to cash in on a timely theme. Charles Abrams' book is a needed corrective to this tendency. As a former chairman of the New York State Rent Commission and the State Commission against Discrimination, an adviser to the United Nations and to the Agency for International Development, a former faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology now at Columbia University, he is an authority in the field of urban affairs, housing and city planning, and the author of several books on... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 8, 1966, p. 635-635
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2316, Date Accessed: 8/21/2018 2:11:10 AM

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