Did Racists Create the Suburban Nation?

  title={Did Racists Create the Suburban Nation?},
  author={David L. Chappell},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  pages={89 - 97}
Since the 1992 elections, when suburbanites outnumbered all other voters for the first time, historians have viewed suburbanization with a sense of alarm. Metropolitan-area historians have built with great ardor upon a foundation of earlier work, especially that of Kenneth Jackson.' Using the latest geographical techniques with great resourcefulness, these historians have deepened Jackson's troubling picture of a distinctive post-World War II American sprawl. Above all, they have reinforced two… Expand
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