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The Address Book

What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power

Deirdre Mask

An exuberant and insightful work of popular history of how streets got their names, houses their numbers, and what it reveals about class, race, power, and identity.When most people think about street addresses, if they think of them at all, it is in their capacity to ensure that the postman can deliver mail or a traveler won’t get lost. But street...
Publish Date
2020
April 14
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
9781250134769
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 15, 2020
@grahamrhind @Deirdre_Mask agreed - this was a terrific book!      source