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Urban America in the Modern Age 1920 to the Present

ISBN-10: 0882952471
ISBN-13: 9780882952475
Edition: 2nd 2007
Authors: Carl Abbott
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Description: Exploring the issues of urban growth in the past two decades, this second edition covers a chapter that shows the source of growth.

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Exploring the issues of urban growth in the past two decades, this second edition covers a chapter that shows the source of growth.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: The Metropolitan Era
The First Modern Cities
Core and Periphery
The Climax of Immigration
The Transition of Reform
Making the African American Ghettos
Model T Suburbs
Urban Survival in the Great Depression
City Problems and Possibilities
Building and Rebuilding
Cities at War
The Landscape of Prosperity
Neighborhood Change and the Northward Movement
The Politics of Growth
Federal Housing and Federal Highways
Metropolitan Governments
Evaluating the Great Cities
A New Urban America
Discovering the Sunbelt
New Americans
The Exploded Metropolis
The Urban Crisis
The Decline of Policy
The Vitality of the Everyday City
Prosperity and Poverty
The Age of Real Estate
Entrepreneurial Cities
International Cities
Back in the ‘Hood: Poverty and Place
Planning Compact Cities
POSTSCRIPT: The Promise of Urban Life
Bibliographical Essay
Index
Maps, Tables Diagrams
Urbanization of the United States in the Twentieth Century
Metropolitan Population 1920—2000
Suburban Population 1920—2000
MAP: Metropolitan Districts in 1930
Origins of European-Born Population of Twenty-five Large Cities, 1920
MAP: San Francisco: Origin of Out-of-Town War Workers
MAP: Racial Violence in Chicago, 1756—57
MAP: Revitalizing Neighborhoods in Major Cities
Greatest Populations Giants & Losses, 1990—2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Diagram: Old and New Neighborhood Patterns
Diagram : The Central City as Disneyland
Global Network Connectedness of U.S. Cities
MAP: Ten Megalopolitan Areas and Their Interstate Highways
Populations of Twelve Largest Metropolitan Areas, 1920 and 2000

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