skip to content
Taking the land to make the city : a bicoastal history of North America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Taking the land to make the city : a bicoastal history of North America

Author: Mary P Ryan
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryan, Mary P.
Taking the land to make the city.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018019184
(OCoLC)1035315067
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary P Ryan
ISBN: 9781477317846 1477317848
OCLC Number: 1096274003
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 438 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color
Contents: pt. 1. Taking the land --
Before the land was taken --
The British and the Americans take the Chesapeake --
The land of San Francisco Bay: cleared but not taken --
pt. 2. Making the municipality: the city and the pueblo --
Erecting Baltimore into a city : democracy as urban space, 1796-1819 --
Shaping the spaces of California : ranchos, plazas and pueblos, 1821-1846 --
pt. 3. Making the modern capitalist city --
Making Baltimore a modern city, 1828-1854 --
The capitalist "pueblo" : selling San Francisco 1847-1856 --
pt. 4. These united cities --
Baltimore, San Francisco and the Civil War --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Mary P. Ryan.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Throughout this very engaging and important book, [Ryan] notes how the organizing of the land nurtured democracy..., enabled commercial and then industrial capitalism to take hold, and contributed Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1096274003> # Taking the land to make the city : a bicoastal history of North America
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "1096274003" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/txu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/979.46104/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/california_san_francisco> ; # California--San Francisco.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/city_planning> ; # City planning
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/history_united_states_state_&_local_general> ; # HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/san_francisco_calif> ; # San Francisco (Calif.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/city_planning_california_san_francisco_history> ; # City planning--California--San Francisco--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/social_change_environmental_aspects> ; # Social change--Environmental aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/maryland_baltimore> ; # Maryland--Baltimore.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/city_planning_maryland_baltimore_history> ; # City planning--Maryland--Baltimore--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/baltimore_md> ; # Baltimore (Md.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800-1899
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Person/ryan_mary_p> ; # Mary P. Ryan
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2019" ;
    schema:description "pt. 1. Taking the land -- Before the land was taken -- The British and the Americans take the Chesapeake -- The land of San Francisco Bay: cleared but not taken -- pt. 2. Making the municipality: the city and the pueblo -- Erecting Baltimore into a city : democracy as urban space, 1796-1819 -- Shaping the spaces of California : ranchos, plazas and pueblos, 1821-1846 -- pt. 3. Making the modern capitalist city -- Making Baltimore a modern city, 1828-1854 -- The capitalist "pueblo" : selling San Francisco 1847-1856 -- pt. 4. These united cities -- Baltimore, San Francisco and the Civil War -- Epilogue."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5104087850> ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1035315067> ;
    schema:name "Taking the land to make the city : a bicoastal history of North America"@en ;
    schema:productID "1096274003" ;
    schema:url <https://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=5613346> ;
    schema:url <https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1981217> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781477317846> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1096274003> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Person/ryan_mary_p> # Mary P. Ryan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ryan" ;
    schema:givenName "Mary P." ;
    schema:name "Mary P. Ryan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/baltimore_md> # Baltimore (Md.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Baltimore (Md.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/california_san_francisco> # California--San Francisco.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "California--San Francisco." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/maryland_baltimore> # Maryland--Baltimore.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Maryland--Baltimore." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Place/san_francisco_calif> # San Francisco (Calif.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "San Francisco (Calif.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/city_planning_california_san_francisco_history> # City planning--California--San Francisco--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "City planning--California--San Francisco--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/city_planning_maryland_baltimore_history> # City planning--Maryland--Baltimore--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "City planning--Maryland--Baltimore--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/history_united_states_state_&_local_general> # HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5104087850#Topic/social_change_environmental_aspects> # Social change--Environmental aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social change--Environmental aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781477317846>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1477317848" ;
    schema:isbn "9781477317846" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1035315067>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Taking the land to make the city." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1096274003> ; # Taking the land to make the city : a bicoastal history of North America
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.