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Empire City The Making and Meaning Of

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ISBN-10: 1592132359

ISBN-13: 9781592132355

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Scobey

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List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 9/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction: Can a City Be Planned?
Bryant's Questions
City Building
City and Nation
Metropolis and Nation
Saint Olmsted and Frederick the Great
Allegories of the National Cityscape
The American Metropolis
The Class World of Bourgeois Urbanism
The Meanings of Empire
Olmsted's Return
The Midcentury Boom
The American Museum
Overview of a Boom
Terminals and Tenements
The Eternal Building Up and Pulling Down
May Day
The Rule of Real Estate
Myth of Origins
The Landscape of Accumulation
The Discipline of Land Values
The March of Improvement
The Logic of the Grid
The Frictions of Space
Uneven Development
Arterial Sclerosis
Modernization and Its Discontents
Boundaries and Boundarilessness
The New Urbanism
Imagining the Imperial Metropolis
Imagined Prospects
The Bridge Between Capital and Culture
Eros and Civilization
Second Empire
Disciplining the Streets
Urbane Domesticity
The Politics of City Building
The Emperor of New York
Best Men, Businessmen, and Boosters
City Building and State Building
City Blocs
The Politics of Stewardship
The Modern Prince
Uptown Utopia
Overruling the Grid
Inside Out: The Paradoxes of Central Park
An Urbanism of the Periphery
Cheap Trains and Cottage Suburbs
The Uptown Prospect
The Failure of Bourgeois Urbanism
The Meanings of Reconstruction
The Legacies of Bourgeois Urbanism
The End of the Boom and the Politics of Retrenchment
The Battle for the Annexed District
The March of Improvement, 1890
Statistical Tables