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Every anti-sprawl "true believer" should read this book for a healthy dose of moderation and self-reflection. Read morePublished on March 12, 2014 by LukeJ
Bruegmann seems to be obsessed with "density." He brings up a few interesting historical points about the ebb and flow of the density of suburban areas, while failing to address... Read morePublished on June 19, 2013 by K. Paddock
This book was used for an English class focusing on sprawl. It did the job I suppose. I probably wouldn't read it for leisurePublished on September 7, 2012 by Madison
I appreciate disssenting opinion, however, I do not appreciate when someone tries to present themselves as objective when in fact they are far from it. Read morePublished on March 13, 2011 by Angela M. Garner
This book is neither pro-sprawl nor anti-sprawl, but instead spends much of it's time pointing out that sprawl can mean many things to many people, which makes most discussions on... Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by J. Davis
I picked up this book because I am studying urbanization and am very interested in historical perspectives on sprawl. Read morePublished on February 11, 2011 by pigletpuu
I was initially interested in the very different take on sprawl presented in this book. I don't like sprawl, but I am often turned off by the passionately subjective arguments... Read morePublished on November 30, 2010 by Katroshka
This book is just plain bad. The illustrations and bibliography appear well thought out, but that's where my compliments end. Read morePublished on April 5, 2009 by M. Benton
Bruegmann tries to compare ancient Roman "sprawl" and post-WWII developments as the same things simply for their development outside of the city limits. Read morePublished on February 24, 2009 by W. Shoger