The Rise of the City, 1878-1898

The Rise of the City, 1878-1898

by Arthur Meier Schlesinger
     
 

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This classic work marks the invention of American urban history, demonstrating America's shift to an urban industrial national culture. Early chapters looks at rural regions of the country, and following chapters address the urban world, "the American woman," and developments in education and culture in urban settings. Later chapters examine new leisure activities,…  See more details below

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This classic work marks the invention of American urban history, demonstrating America's shift to an urban industrial national culture. Early chapters looks at rural regions of the country, and following chapters address the urban world, "the American woman," and developments in education and culture in urban settings. Later chapters examine new leisure activities, the changing role of religion, and the treatment of "society's wards." First published in 1933 by The Macmillan Company. This reprint contains a new introduction on the author's career and significance of his work. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814250389
Publisher:
Ohio State University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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