The Human Tradition in Urban America

The Human Tradition in Urban America

by Roger Biles (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780842029926
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2002
Series: Human Tradition in America Series
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Roger Biles is professor of history at East Carolina University.

Table of Contents

Jeremiah Dummer: From Puritan Son to Worldy Gentleman By Phyllis Whitman Hunter
Andrew Jackson Downing: Promoter of City Parks and Suburbs By David Schuyler
Francis L. Cardozo: An Early African-American Urban Educator By Bernard E. Powers Jr.
Alexander R. Shepherd: The Haussmannization of Washington By Alan Lessoff
Franklin Julian Sprague: The Father of Electric Urban Mass Transit in the United States By Martha J. Bianco     
Charles A. Comiskey: Baseball as American Pastime and Tragedy By Douglas E. Bukowski
Lillian Wald: Meeting the Needs of Neighborhoods, 1893-1933 By Judith Ann Trolander
Billy Sunday: Urban Prophet of Hope By Lyle W. Dorsett and Nancy Grisham
Albion Fellows Bacon: Indiana's Frenzied Philanthropist By Robert G. Barrows
Catherine Bauer: The Struggle for "Modern Housing" in America, 1930-1960 By John F. Bauman
Robert Moses: Relentless Progressive By Joel Schwartz
Coleman A. Young: Race and the Reshaping of Postwar Urban Politics By Heather Thompson
Elizabeth Virrick: The "Concrete Monsters" and Housing Reform in Postwar Miami By Raymond A. Mohl

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