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The evolution of American urban society

Author: Howard P Chudacoff
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chudacoff, Howard P.
Evolution of American urban society.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1981
(OCoLC)651826687
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard P Chudacoff
ISBN: 0132936054 9780132936057
OCLC Number: 6446608
Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Urban America in the Colonial Age, 1600-1776 --
Urban Beginnings --
Problems of Growth --
The Social Mosaic --
Cities in the American Revolution --
Commercialization and Urban Expansion in the New Nation, 1776-1860 --
The Commercial Revolution --
Westward Expansion --
Beginnings of Urban Industrialism --
Societal Effects of Economic Change --
Servicing the City --
Life in the Walking City, 1820-1860 --
The Walking City --
Social Complexity and Contested Terrain --
Cities and the Civil War --
Industrialization and the Transformation of Urban Space, 1850-1920 --
The Growth of Mass Transit --
Spatial Segregation and the Beginning of Urban Sprawl --
The Quickening Pace of Industrialization --
Newcomers and the Urban Core, 1850-1920 --
Migration, Old and New --
Housing and Health --
Coping with Inner-City Life --
Patterns of Social Mobility --
City Politics in the Era of Transformation --
Origins of the Machine --
Structure and Functions of the Machine --
Some Notable Cases --
City Governance and Municipal Reform --
Goals and Tactics of Municipal Reform --
Refashioning the Social and Physical Environment --
Impulses of Social Reform --
Remedies of Social Reformers --
Planning and Engineering the City --
Reform Becomes Progressivism --
The Rise of Urban Liberalism --
Cities in an Age of Metropolitanism: The 1920s and 1930s --
New Urban Growth --
Suburbanization and Metropolitanism --
Cities and Consumer Culture --
Cities as a Cultural Battleground --
Urban Politics in the 1920s --
The Great Depression.
Responsibility: Howard P. Chudacoff.

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