The Making of Urban America

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The Making of Urban America

This second edition is designed to introduce students of urban history to recent interpretive literature in this field. Its goal is to provide a coherent framework for understanding the pattern of American urbanization, while at the same time offering specific examples of the work of historians in the field.

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Sunbelt Cities
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Richard M. Bernard, Bradley R. Rice
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-23 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Between 1940 and 1980, the Sunbelt region of the United States grew in population by 112 percent, while the older, graying Northeast and Midwest together grew by only 42 percent. Phoenix expanded by an astonishing 1,138 percent. San Diego, Houston, Dallas–Fort Worth, Tampa, Miami, and Atlanta quadrupled in size. Even
Essays on Sunbelt Cities and Recent Urban America
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Raymond A. Mohl, Robert Fisher, Carl Abbott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Texas A & M University Press

For centuries scholars have scrutinized the cities of the Old World, poking into ruins and libraries for unwritten and written clues to origins and demise. The American cities that have played major roles in the history of the United States have also had their share of study. But only recently
Political Monopolies in American Cities
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Jessica Trounstine
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Around the same time that Richard J. Daley governed Chicago, greasing the wheels of his notorious political machine during a tenure that lasted from 1955 to his death in 1976, Anthony “Dutch” Hamann’s “reform” government centralized authority to similar effect in San Jose. In light of their equally exclusive governing
The Making of Urban America
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Raymond A. Mohl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This second edition is designed to introduce students of urban history to recent interpretive literature in this field. Its goal is to provide a coherent framework for understanding the pattern of American urbanization, while at the same time offering specific examples of the work of historians in the field.
Dallas
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Patricia Evridge Hill
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

From the ruthless deals of the Ewing clan on TV’s "Dallas" to the impeccable customer service of Neiman-Marcus, doing business has long been the hallmark of Dallas. Beginning in the 1920s and 1930s, Dallas business leaders amassed unprecedented political power and civic influence, which remained largely unchallenged until the 1970s.