Hollow City Gentrification and the Eviction of Urban Culture by Rebecca Solnit

Cover of: Hollow City | Rebecca Solnit

Published by Verso .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Planning,
  • Housing (Sociological Aspects),
  • Urban poor,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Social conditions,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • California,
  • CUR001000,
  • CUR,
  • SOC026030,
  • SOC,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Working class,
  • American,
  • Gentrification,
  • San Francisco

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsSusan Schwartzenberg (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8624437M
ISBN 101859847943
ISBN 109781859847947

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