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America's Urban History / Edition 1

America's Urban History / Edition 1

by Lisa Krissoff Boehm


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900415537604
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/17/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lisa Krissoff Boehm is Interim Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Worcester State University.

Steven H. Corey is Professor and Chair of the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago.

Together, they are the editors of The American Urban Reader, an anthology of primary and secondary sources in American urban history.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Discovering and Defining the "City upon a Hill"

Chapter One: Pre-Colonial and Seventeenth-Century Native American Settlements

Chapter Two: Transplanting Cities and Urban Networks: Spain, France, and Holland in Colonial America, 1565-1821

Chapter Three: City, Plantation, Metropolis: The Anglo-American Urban Experience, 1587-1800

Chapter Four: An Urban Frontier: The American West, 1800-1869

Chapter Five: The Urban Cauldron: City Growth and the Rise of Social Reform, 1850-1920

Chapter Six: The Urban Nation: Middletown and Metropolis

Chapter Seven: New Deal, New Cities: The 1930s

Chapter Eight: War and Postwar Metropolis: Cites, Suburbs, and Exurbs, 1940s-1950s

Chapter Nine: The Frontier of Imagination: American Cities in the 1960s

Chapter Ten: Attempting Revival and Renaissance: The 1970s-1980s

Chapter Eleven: The Modern City: Fear, Technology, and Inequality, 1990-Present


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