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Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California

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Pdf files of John Lofland's 2003 book of the above title. The book is 380 pages divided here into 13 pdf files. This large number of pdf files is required because the book features photographs and other graphics, such as maps, which are "memory intensive."

Front & back cover
 
001-024
Half title page; title page; copyright and dedication page; Brief Contents; Detailed Contents; Chapter 1, Introduction.
025-034
Part I introduction, A Historic Hotel: Eight Decades, 1920s-1990s; Ch. 2, Before the Building.
035-058
Ch. 3, Heyday Decades, 1920s; Ch. 4, Heyday Decades, 1930s-40s.
059-094
Ch. 5, Neglect Decades, 1950s-70s.
095-126
Ch. 6, Neglect Decades, 1980s-90s.
127-190
Part II introduction, Preservation Failures: Two Years, 1999-2000; Ch. 7, Designation Failure; Ch. 8, Feasibility Study Failure.
191-206
Ch. 9, Celebration Success.
207-246
Ch. 10, Facadectomy Failure.
247-292
Ch. 11, Freeze Failure.
293-320
Part III introduction, Demolishing: Two Months, Fall, 2000; Ch. 12, Demolition Processes.
321-342
Ch. 13, Demolition Moments.
343-380
Part IV introduction, Consequences and Causes; Ch. 14, Consequences; Ch. 15, Causes: A Sociology of Preservation Failures; Sources, Methods, Acknowledgements; References; By and About the Author.

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