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The making of urban America

Author: Raymond A Mohl; Roger Biles
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This new edition of the Making of Urban America highlights recent scholarship and shows the continued vitality of U.S. urban history. The methodological variety of the selections and the comprehensive bibliographic essay make the volume valuable to students and scholars alike.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Mohl; Roger Biles
ISBN: 9780742552340 0742552349 9780742552357 0742552357
OCLC Number: 742512287
Description: viii, 456 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The social evolution of preindustrial American cities, 1700-1820 / Gary B. Nash --
Slavery, emancipation and class formation in colonial and early national New York City / Leslie M. Harris --
The enemy within : some effects of foreign immigrants on antebellum southern cities / Randall M. Miller --
Underworlds and underdogs : big Tim Sullivan and metropolitan politics in New York, 1889-1913 / Daniel Czitrom --
The poor man's friend : saloonkeepers, workers and the code of reciprocity in U.S. barrooms, 1879-1920 / Madelon Powers --
Leisure and labor / Kathy Peiss --
Chicago's 1919 race riot : ethnicity, class and urban violence / Dominic A. Pacyga --
Pittsburgh's three rivers : from industrial infrastructure to environmental asset / Timothy M. Collins, Edward K. Muller and Joel A. Tarr --
The New Deal in Dallas / Roger Biles --
Crabgrass-roots politics : race, rights and the reaction against liberalism in the urban North, 1840-1964 / Thomas J. Sugrue --
Popular culture in the age of white flight : film noir, Disneyland and the Cold War (sub)urban imaginary / Eric Avila --
Planned destruction : the interstates and central city housing / Raymond A. Mohl --
Harold and Dutch : a comparative look at the first black mayors of Chicago and New Orleans / Arnold R. Hirsch --
Latino immigrants and the politics of space in Atlanta / Mary E. Odem --
What is an American city? / Michael B. Katz --
New perspectives on American urban history / Raymond A. Mohl and Roger Biles.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond A. Mohl and Roger Biles.

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This new edition of the Making of Urban America highlights recent scholarship and shows the continued vitality of U.S. urban history. The methodological variety of the selections and the comprehensive bibliographic essay make the volume valuable to students and scholars alike.

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