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American urban history : an interpretive reader with commentaries / edited by Alexander B. Callow, Jr.


3rd ed.. New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
ISBN 9780195029819, 019502981X

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Other Authors Callow, Alexander B.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Cities and towns -- United States -- History.
Cities and towns.
Geschichte.
Stadt.
USA.
United States.
Description x, 566 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The City in History -- The Origin and Evolution of Cities / Gideon Sjoberg -- The Modern City as a Field of Historical Study / Oscar Handlin -- The City in Colonial America -- Boston: A City Upon a Hill / Darrett B. Rutman -- Philadelphia: The Private City / Sam Bass Warner -- The City in the Antebellum Period -- Urban Life in Western America, 1790-1830 / Richard C. Wade -- Urban Growth in the South / David Goldfield -- The Businessman as City Booster / Daniel J. Boorstin -- The City in the Age of Industry -- The English and American Industrial City of the Nineteenth Century / Leon S. Marshall -- The Emergence of Industrial Cities / Blake McKelvey -- Urbanization and Criminal Violence in the Nineteenth Century / Roger Lane -- Ball Park / Gunther Barth -- The City in Politics -- Latent Functions of the Machine / Robert K. Merton -- The Crusade Against the Tweed Ring / Alexander B. Callow, Jr. -- Varieties of Urban Reform / Melvin G. Holli -- Knocko Minihans Wake / Edwin OConnor -- The Changing Political Structure of the City in Industrial America / Samuel P. Hays -- The City in the Life of the Newcomer -- The Making of Immigrant Ghettoes, 1840-1920 / David Ward -- Generations / Oscar Handlin -- Italian and Jewish Immigrant Mobility in New York City, 1880-1915 / Thomas Kessner -- Harlem Tragedy: An Emerging Slum / Gilbert Osofsky -- The City in the American Mind -- The American Intellectual versus the American City / Morton and Lucia White -- Urbanism and American Democracy / Francis E. Rourke -- Some Varieties of American Urban Symbolism / Anselm L. Strauss -- The City in Social Conflict -- Race and Poverty in Cities: A Liberal View / Jeanne Lowe -- Race and Class in Cities: A Conservative View / Edward C. Banfield -- Patterns of Collective Racial Violence / Morris Janowitz -- The Dilemma of the Urban Police / James Q. Wilson -- The Failure of Urban Renewal / Herbert J. Gans -- The City in Postindustrial Society -- The Modern Metropolis / Hans Blumenfeld -- Evolution of the Suburbs / Joel Schwartz -- Planners in the Changing American City, 1900-1940 / John L. Hancock -- The Urban Crisis Leaves Town / T.D. Allman -- Americas Cities Are (Mostly) Better Than Ever / Richard Wade.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7305959
(OCoLC)ocm07305959
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