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Cities in transition: from the ancient world to urban America.

Author: Frank J Coppa; Philip C Dolce
Publisher: Chicago, Nelson Hall [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-four articles by experts in different fields focus upon medieval, Italian Renaissance, and modern African cities, industrialization in Europe, and the problems of urban America.
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Coppa, Frank J.
Cities in transition: from the ancient world to urban America.
Chicago, Nelson Hall [1974]
(OCoLC)573522927
Online version:
Coppa, Frank J.
Cities in transition: from the ancient world to urban America.
Chicago, Nelson Hall [1974]
(OCoLC)592432302
Online version:
Coppa, Frank J.
Cities in transition: from the ancient world to urban America.
Chicago, Nelson Hall [1974]
(OCoLC)629705464
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Coppa; Philip C Dolce
ISBN: 0911012958 9780911012958
OCLC Number: 900812
Description: ix, 291 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1. Early urbanization and the dawn of civilization: Cities as a lure for intellectuals / Anne Paolucci --
The medieval city / Craig Fisher --
The Italian Renaissance city: the city of man / Edward J. Manetta --
The preindustrial city: a view of the world we have lost / Frank J. Coppa --
2. Industrialization and urbanization: the emergence of the modern city: The age of iron and steam: an overview of industrialization / Frank J. Coppa --
Industrialization and urbanization: European style / Frank J. Koppa --
Industrialization and the American city / Theodore P. Kovaleff --
Cities in Africa: the transition from tradition to industrial urban centers / Daniel R. Smith --
3. The impact of urbanization in the United States: an American revolution in the making: A Problems of the asphalt environment: Transportation and the transformation of urban life / Jacob Sodden ; The modern plague: urban pollution / Richard Stalter ; Ecology and urban areas / Richard Stalter ; The darker side of urban life: slums in the city / Ronald H. Bayor ; Urban political bosses: a transitional necessity in the modern American city / Philip C. Dolce --
B. The city of the mind: education, communications, and the urban image: Playing and watching in the Gilded Age: the beginnings of the modern era of sports in America / Richard Harmon ; The social impact of urban life: liberation or alienation? / William A. Osborne --
The impact of television: the communication of social disintegration / Winston Kirby --
Urban education: a study in institutional accommodation / Vincent Falzone --
Anti-urbanism in America / Philip C. Dolce --
C. The newcomers: intruders or invited guests?: Migration: the revolving door of urban America / William A. Osborne --
Xenophobia in America / Thomas J. Curran --
The transplanted Americans: immigrants in an urban world / Ronald H. Bayor --
Ethnicity in America's changing cities / Eugene Kusielewicz --
The New York barrio: cultures in conflict / Robert A. Martinez --
Harlem: an urban ghetto and symbol of Black self-fulfillment / John Henrik Clarke.
Responsibility: Edited by Frank J. Coppa and Philip C. Dolce.

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Twenty-four articles by experts in different fields focus upon medieval, Italian Renaissance, and modern African cities, industrialization in Europe, and the problems of urban America.

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