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The 1949 Housing Act committed government to provide "a decent home and suitable environment for every American family." Students and researchers in urban studies, sociology, and economics can utilize this unique microfiche program to evaluate and analyze the practical results and bureaucratic realities of America's housing program.

Housing and Urban Affairs was filmed from the holdings of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Washington, D.C. The collection contains surveys conducted by HUD or by HUD-sponsored private agencies and concentrates on making these significant but otherwise difficult-to-acquire items available. The collection also includes a separate series for studying housing as a social phenomenon--Housing in the Seventies Working Papers, Volume I and II: National Housing Policy Review Study Papers.

The wide range of subjects covered in this collection has been organized into major interest categories for easy access. Covered are such topics as:

 

  • the building industry
  • federal housing programs
  • fair housing
  • historic preservation and restoration
  • housing for the elderly and handicapped
  • urban renewal
  • mortgage finance
  • taxation
  • state planning
  • neighborhood rehabilitation

Colleges, universities, public libraries, real estate firms, planning commissions, construction firms, and research institutions will find that this collection provides authoritative literature focusing on housing and urban renewal issues of academic and public concern. Updated to 1980.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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News Provides Unique Context & Insights Across the Curriculum

Spanning topics in every subject, news resources are essential for all students and scholars.

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