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American Communities

by Howard W. Beers - 1953

The metropolis rises with increasing prominence against the social landscape of western civilization, especially in the United States. The penetration of metropolitan influence into all the recesses of Social structure and the diffusion of those ways of life which it nurtures confound the efforts of anyone who seeks to identify "the community" in American life.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 52, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 54 Number 10, 1953, p. 15-30
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20130, Date Accessed: 7/4/2020 5:01:05 PM

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  • Howard Beers
    University of Kentucky
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    HOWARD W. BEERS is the Head of the Departments of Rural Sociology and Sociology at the University of Kentucky.
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