Poverty, Ethnicity and the American City, 1840-1925: Changing Conceptions of the Slum and Ghetto

Poverty, Ethnicity and the American City, 1840-1925: Changing Conceptions of the Slum and Ghetto

by David Ward
     
 

David Ward examines the geographical relationship between migrants and the inner city and the creation of slums and ghettos.See more details below

Overview

David Ward examines the geographical relationship between migrants and the inner city and the creation of slums and ghettos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521277112
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/24/1989
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. The slum, the ghetto and the inner city; Part I. The Relationships Formulated: 2. The slums discovered: 1840–1875; 3. The slums defined: 1875–1900; 4. From slum to ghetto: 1900–1925; 5. Ethnicity and assimilation; 6. Ethnicity and industrialisation; Notes; Index.

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