American Urbanism (inbunden)
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Gillette, Howard
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American Urbanism (inbunden)

American Urbanism

A Historiographical Review

Inbunden,  Engelska, 1987-08-01
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One of the major growth fields of the past quarter century, American urban history has generated a rich and diverse literature spanning a number of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. In this time of transition, historians and practitioners alike can benefit greatly from assessing the contributions of the field. This valuable reference work takes a critical approach to existing literature. Dealing with various related avenues of the field which have not always been closely linked together, these essays provide a basis for new synthesis and reinterpretation, as well as for judgment about the lasting effects of the American urban experience.
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HOWARD GILLETTE, JR., is Professor of American Civilization and Director of the American Studies Program at George Washington University. ZANE L. MILLER is Professor of History and Co-Director of the Center for Neighborhood and Community Studies at the University of Cincinnati.


Introduction by Howard Gillette, Jr., and Zane L. Miller Back to the Present: Historians' Treatment of the City as a Social System During the Reign of the Idea of Community by Alan I. Marcus The City in American Culture by Howard Gillette, Jr. From Culture to Cuisine: Twentieth Century Views of Race and Ethnicity in the City by Andrea Tuttle Kornbluh Work and the Workplace in the City by Leonard Wallock New Life for an Old Subject: Investigating the Structure of Urban Rule by Jon C. Teaford From Waterfront to Metropolitan Region: The Geographical Development of American Cities by Edward K. Muller Design, Process, and Institutions: Planning in Urban History by Eugene Ladner Birch Architecture and the City by Richard Longstreth Patterns in the Development of the Urban Infrastructure by Joel A. Tarr and Josef W. Konvitz Re-Reading Suburban America: Urban Population Deconcentration, 1810-1980 by Michael H. Ebner The Suburban Mosiac: Patterns of Land Use, Class, and Culture by Carol A. O'Connor The Neighborhood-City Relationship by Patricia Mooney Melvin Frontiers and Sections: Cities and Regions in American Growth by Carl Abbott Doing Local History: Monographic Approaches to the Smaller Community by Robert R. Dykstra and William Silag Bibliography Index