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Table of Contents
|Urban America in the Colonial age, 1500-1776||p. 1|
|Urban Beginnings||p. 1|
|Problems of Growth||p. 9|
|The Social Mosaic||p. 14|
|Cities in the American Revolution||p. 23|
|Urban Expansion in the New Nation, 1776-1860||p. 32|
|Cities in the New Republic||p. 33|
|Revolution in Transportation and the Economy||p. 35|
|Beginning of Urban Industrialism||p. 42|
|Societal Effects of Economic Change||p. 44|
|Problems of Growth||p. 47|
|Life in the Walking City, 1820-1865||p. 57|
|The Walking City||p. 57|
|Social Complexity and Contested Terrain||p. 60|
|Rootless Men and Women||p. 67|
|Urban Politics||p. 68|
|Cities and the Civil War||p. 72|
|Industrialization and the Changing Space of the City, 1865-1920||p. 76|
|The Quickening pace of Industrialization||p. 77|
|The Growth of Mass transit||p. 80|
|The Geography of the Streetcar City||p. 86|
|The Geography of Leisure: Parks and Commercial Amusements||p. 94|
|Population Mobility||p. 98|
|Newcomers and the Urban Core, 1865-1920||p. 102|
|Waves of Immigration||p. 104|
|Rural Americans Move to the City||p. 110|
|Housing and Health||p. 113|
|Coping With inner-City Life||p. 119|
|Patterns of Social Mobility||p. 123|
|Bosses and reformers in City Politics, 1870-1920||p. 132|
|Origins of the Machine||p. 132|
|Structure and Functions of the Machine||p. 133|
|Some Notable Cases||p. 137|
|City Governance and Municipal Reform||p. 144|
|Goals and Tactics of Municipal Reform||p. 146|
|Reforming the Social and Physical Environment, 1870-1920||p. 152|
|Impulses of Social Reform||p. 152|
|Remedies of Social Reform||p. 156|
|Planning and Engineering the City||p. 165|
|Reform Becomes Progressivism||p. 169|
|The rise of Urban Liberalism||p. 171|
|Cities in an Age of Metropolitanism: The 1920s and 1930s||p. 175|
|New Urban Growth||p. 175|
|Suburbanization and Metropolitanism||p. 179|
|Cities and Consumer Culture||p. 186|
|Cities as a Cultural Battleground||p. 189|
|Urban Politics in the 1920s||p. 195|
|The Great depression||p. 196|
|Political and social Life in the 1930s||p. 206|
|The Emerging "Urban Crisis," 1941-1975||p. 215|
|The Impact of World War II on Cities||p. 215|
|Postwar Suburban Growth||p. 218|
|Racial Transition in Urban Neighborhoods||p. 223|
|Urban Renewal and its Consequences||p. 228|
|Currents of Protest||p. 234|
|Changes in Urban Politics||p. 240|
|New Hope and New Concerns in the American City||p. 247|
|Deindustrialization and Financial Crisis||p. 247|
|The Decline of Federal Urban Policy||p. 250|
|Dual Cities: Rich and Poor in a Changing Economy||p. 252|
|Privatization, Gambling, and Tourism||p. 258|
|The federal Government and the Cities in the 1990s and 2000s||p. 261|
|Revitalization and Gentrification||p. 264|
|Immigration and Diversity||p. 268|
|Changing Suburbs||p. 272|
|The Disasters in New York and New Orleans||p. 275|
|Photo Credits||p. 282|
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