The American city, a documentary history.


Homewood, Ill., Dorsey Press, 1963.

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Subjects Cities and towns -- Growth.
Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth.
United States.
Villes -- EĢtats-Unis -- Histoire.
Series Dorsey series in American history.
Description xiv, 478 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-478).
Contents The meaning of American urban history -- The Atlantic ports in the eighteenth century -- Municipal services in Philadelphia -- Cities with plans (Washington and Philadelphia) -- Cities in the West -- Views of the city -- Transportation and the growth of cities, 1800-1850 -- The city revisited, 1824-46 -- The health of the city -- The rise of manufacturing towns -- Town promotion in the wilderness -- Urbanization and the future of the West -- A plea for Southern cities -- The urban trend discerned -- Urbanization in the nineteenth century -- Natural advantages vs. enterprise -- A city in the West -- American and British cities compared -- Urban rivalry: St. Louis and Chicago -- Suburbs (Chicago, 1873) -- A manufacturing city -- Parks and planning -- The slum -- The sins of the city -- The Utopian city -- The dangers of the city -- Two literati assess our largest cities -- The youth of the city -- The city defended -- The Boss, the Machine, and political corruption -- Municipal reform goals -- The city examined in depth -- Spatial expansion of the Metropolis -- The new deal: changing attitudes toward cities -- The Metropolis, 1960.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)231341
(OCoLC)ocm00231341
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Glaab, Charles Nelson, 1927-
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