Zipp, Samuel

 

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Samuel Zipp, a cultural and urban historian, is Associate Professor of American Studies and Urban Studies at Brown University. He is the author of The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World (Belknap, 2020), Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York (Oxford, 2010), and co-editor of Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs (Random House, 2016). He’s written articles and reviews for a number of journals, magazines, and newspapers, including The Nation, n+1, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. See more at samuelzipp.com.

 


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On his book The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World
(Our Cover Feature of May 13, 2020)