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The Martial metropolis : U.S. cities in war and peace

Author: Roger W Lotchin
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1984.
Series: Praeger special studies
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the period between the end of World War I and the escalation of the Vietnam conflict, during which both U.S. cities and the U.S. military came of age. Each city is either broadly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Martial metropolis.
New York : Praeger, 1984
(DLC) 83021250
(OCoLC)10045944
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger W Lotchin
OCLC Number: 610201309
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: From naval pauper to naval power: the development of Charleston's metropolitan-industrial complex / George W. Hopkins --
Junction City-Fort Riley: a case of symbiosis / Gregory Fontenot --
Suburbia armed: Nassau County development and the rise of the aerospace industry, 1909-69 / Geoffrey Rossano --
The Failed experiment: military aviation and urban development in San Antonio, 1910-40 / David R. Johnson --
Norfolk and the navy: the evolution of city-federal relations, 1917-46 / Christopher Silver --
Airplanes to aerospace: defense spending and economic growth in the Los Angeles region, 1945-60 / Martin J. Schiesl --
The City loses the sword: the decline of major military activity in the New York metropolitan region / Kenneth T. Jackson --
Planning for the home front in Seattle and Portland, 1940-45 / Carl Abbott --
The Martial metropolis: housing, planning, and race in cincinnati, 1940-55 / Robert B. Fairbanks and Zane L. Miller --
Conclusion: the martial metropolis / Roger W. Lotchin.
Series Title: Praeger special studies
Responsibility: edited by Roger W. Lotchin.

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