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A Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Girouard, Mark. Cities and People: A Social and Architectural History. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1985.

Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Lampl, Elizabeth Jo, and Kimberly Prothro Williams. Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation’s Capital. Crownsville, Md.: Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission, 1998.

Marsh, Margaret. Suburban Lives. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1990.

Miller, John Anderson. Fares, Please! From Horse-Cars to Streamliners. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1941.

Nye, David. Electrifying America: Social Meanings of a New Technology. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992.

Palen, J. John. The Suburbs. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Reps, John W. Washington on View: The Nation’s Capital since 1790. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Smith, Kathryn Schneider, ed. Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation’s Capital. North Ridge, Cal.: Windsor Publications, 1988.

Teaford, Jon C. The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.



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