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Toward an urban vision : ideas and institutions in nineteenth-century America

Author: Thomas Bender
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1975]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bender, Thomas.
Toward an urban vision.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1975]
(OCoLC)652039272
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bender
ISBN: 0813113261 9780813113265
OCLC Number: 1418450
Description: xv, 277 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Challenge of the City --
Agrarianism & Industrialism, 1800-1860 --
Men, Machines, & Factories: Toward Urban Industrialism --
Urban Industrialism & the American Landscape: Lowell --
The Discovery of Urban Society: Lowell --
The Idea of Community & the Problem of Organization in Urban Reform --
Cityscape & Landscape in America: Frederick Law Olmstead --
Epilogue --
Appendix A. Business in Lowell --
Appendix B. Geographical Origin of Operatives --
Notes --
Bibliographical Essay --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Bender.

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"An important book... Provocative, thoughtful, and worth reading." -- Journal of American History

 
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