Cincinnati, Ohio: From River City to Highway Metropolis (Making of America Series)

Cincinnati, Ohio: From River City to Highway Metropolis (Making of America Series)

by David Stradling
     
 

Once known as a great commercial port and pork-packing center, Cincinnati developed a diverse industrial economy in a bid to remain the West's Queen City. It is a community familiar with change as new transportation systems evolved, commercial activity shifted, and poor race relations periodically erupted in unrest. For over 200 years, however, enterprising

Overview


Once known as a great commercial port and pork-packing center, Cincinnati developed a diverse industrial economy in a bid to remain the West's Queen City. It is a community familiar with change as new transportation systems evolved, commercial activity shifted, and poor race relations periodically erupted in unrest. For over 200 years, however, enterprising citizens created a vibrant, if at times volatile, urban culture that frequently harkens back to its remarkable past in an effort to shape its future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524405
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,247,555
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.43(d)

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Meet the Author


David Stradling, assistant professor of history at the University of Cincinnati, offers a comprehensive look at this intriguing community and how its hearty residents have built it into one of America's unique cities. With an enticing narrative, he relates the stories of Cincinnati's rich and powerful as well as its working class residents, all of whom worked to shape their community.

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