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Atlanta - Further reading


Further reading on Atlanta

  • The Works Progress Administration's 1942 classic, Atlanta: A City of the Modern South, is still worth a read.
  • Henry Grady's New South: Atlanta, a Brave and Beautiful City, by Harold E. Davis, chronicles Atlanta's rebuilding.
  • David Goldman and Pam Perry's Insiders' Guide to Metro Atlanta pretty much covers it all.
  • Get a bird's-eye view of the city in Atlanta: A City of Neighborhoods, by Joseph F Thompson and Robert Isbell.
  • Atlanta's race relations are examined in Beneath the Image of the Civil Rights Movement and Race Relations: Atlanta, Georgia, 1946-1981, by David Andrew Harmon; and Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta, by Ronald H Bayor.
  • Between Atlanta Architecture, by Robert M Craig; and the AIA Guide to the Architecture of Atlanta, by Isabelle Gournay, you'll know your Victorians from your shotgun shacks.
  • Pat Watters's Coca-Cola: An Illustrated History takes you up to 1978.
  • John Berendt's bestselling novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story is set in Atlanta's sleepy neighbor.


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