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The Evolution of American Urban Society,9780136015710

The Evolution of American Urban Society

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Pub. Date:
10/20/2009
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Pearson
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Summary

Round-the-clock access to reliable content for internet research projects includes thousands of full articles from the EBSCO ContentSelect database, census data from Social Explorer, daily news feeds from The Associated Press, and primary and secondary source documents from the Pearson bookshelf.

Author Biography

New co-author, Peter Baldwin of the University of Connecticut

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Urban America in the Colonial age, 1500-1776p. 1
Urban Beginningsp. 1
Problems of Growthp. 9
The Social Mosaicp. 14
Cities in the American Revolutionp. 23
Bibliographyp. 30
Notesp. 30
Urban Expansion in the New Nation, 1776-1860p. 32
Cities in the New Republicp. 33
Revolution in Transportation and the Economyp. 35
Boosterismp. 40
Beginning of Urban Industrialismp. 42
Societal Effects of Economic Changep. 44
Problems of Growthp. 47
Bibliographyp. 54
Notesp. 56
Life in the Walking City, 1820-1865p. 57
The Walking Cityp. 57
Social Complexity and Contested Terrainp. 60
Immigrantsp. 64
Rootless Men and Womenp. 67
Urban Politicsp. 68
Cities and the Civil Warp. 72
Bibliographyp. 74
Notesp. 75
Industrialization and the Changing Space of the City, 1865-1920p. 76
The Quickening pace of Industrializationp. 77
The Growth of Mass transitp. 80
The Geography of the Streetcar Cityp. 86
The Geography of Leisure: Parks and Commercial Amusementsp. 94
Population Mobilityp. 98
Bibliographyp. 99
Notesp. 101
Newcomers and the Urban Core, 1865-1920p. 102
Waves of Immigrationp. 104
Rural Americans Move to the Cityp. 110
Housing and Healthp. 113
Coping With inner-City Lifep. 119
Patterns of Social Mobilityp. 123
Bibliographyp. 129
Notesp. 131
Bosses and reformers in City Politics, 1870-1920p. 132
Origins of the Machinep. 132
Structure and Functions of the Machinep. 133
Some Notable Casesp. 137
City Governance and Municipal Reformp. 144
Goals and Tactics of Municipal Reformp. 146
Bibliographyp. 146
Reforming the Social and Physical Environment, 1870-1920p. 152
Impulses of Social Reformp. 152
Remedies of Social Reformp. 156
Planning and Engineering the Cityp. 165
Reform Becomes Progressivismp. 169
The rise of Urban Liberalismp. 171
Bibliographyp. 173
Notesp. 174
Cities in an Age of Metropolitanism: The 1920s and 1930sp. 175
New Urban Growthp. 175
Suburbanization and Metropolitanismp. 179
Cities and Consumer Culturep. 186
Cities as a Cultural Battlegroundp. 189
Urban Politics in the 1920sp. 195
The Great depressionp. 196
Political and social Life in the 1930sp. 206
Bibliographyp. 212
Notesp. 214
The Emerging "Urban Crisis," 1941-1975p. 215
The Impact of World War II on Citiesp. 215
Postwar Suburban Growthp. 218
Racial Transition in Urban Neighborhoodsp. 223
Urban Renewal and its Consequencesp. 228
Currents of Protestp. 234
Changes in Urban Politicsp. 240
Bibliographyp. 244
Notesp. 246
New Hope and New Concerns in the American Cityp. 247
Deindustrialization and Financial Crisisp. 247
The Decline of Federal Urban Policyp. 250
Dual Cities: Rich and Poor in a Changing Economyp. 252
Privatization, Gambling, and Tourismp. 258
The federal Government and the Cities in the 1990s and 2000sp. 261
Revitalization and Gentrificationp. 264
Immigration and Diversityp. 268
Changing Suburbsp. 272
The Disasters in New York and New Orleansp. 275
Bibliographyp. 278
Notesp. 281
Photo Creditsp. 282
Indexp. 284
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