A Region in Upheaval : Field Study of the Detroit Industrial Area during August and September 1941

[ Detroit ]: Engineering Division, the Detroit Edison Company, November 1941. First edition. Plastic Comb Bound softcover. Small quarto (oversized) Some wear to edges and corners of covers, some paper teeth loss where the cover attaches to the plastic comb at top front. A few spots to covers. Covers slightly darkened from age. 131 single sided pages w/ maps, tables, charts, illus. An uncommon and interesting study of the Detroit Metropolitan area on the eve of World War II, looking at past, pressent, and future trends. Includes discussion of population shifts, migration of industry, water supply and health, housing (including defense housing), recreation, government, Technological developments, regional planing, and certain infrastructure issues such as zoning and land utilization, highlway planning, public relief, school facilities, and hospitals. A great snapshot of an American city on the eve of an industrial expansion. Good. Item #17598

Price: $125.00