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Cities of the Heartland The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Midwest

ISBN-10: 0253209145

ISBN-13: 9780253209146

Edition: 1993

Authors: Jon C. Teaford

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During the late 1800s, the rise of manufacturing, the first soaring skyscrapers, new symphony orchestras and art museums, and winning baseball teams all heralded the midwestern city's coming of age. Jon C. Teaford chronicles the development of these cities of the industrial Midwest as they challenged the urban supremacy of the East.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 4/22/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Jon C. Teaford is professor of history at Purdue University and the author of numerous books on American urban history, including The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality.

The Urban Heartland
Creating the Urban Network
The Emerging Center of Urban America
Skyscrapers, Symphonies, and Ballparks: The Changing Physical and Cultural Complexion of the City
Automobiles and Reform: The Midwest Leads the Nation
In the Cultural Vanguard
After the Heyday
The Making of the Rust Belt
After Two Centuries
Notes
Index