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The urban wilderness; : a history of the American city

Label
The urban wilderness; : a history of the American city
Title
The urban wilderness;
Title remainder
a history of the American city
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warner, Sam Bass
Dewey number
301.36/3/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.W235
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Sociaal-economische geschiedenis
  • Steden
  • Villes
  • Cities and towns
  • United States
  • Steden
  • Sociaal-economische geschiedenis
  • Stadt
  • USA
  • Stadt
  • USA
Label
The urban wilderness; : a history of the American city
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Taking up the land. Tradition as determinant: New England folk planning, the weight of English custom, resistance to change ; Saving yesterday's property: management of land, zoning, city planning, and interstate highways -- 2. Building a nation of cities. The engine of private enterprise: New York 1820-70 commerce, canals, and sweatshops ; The segregated city: Chicago 1870-1920 factories, railroads, and skyscrapers ; The new freedom: Los Angeles 1920- bureaucracy, racism, and automobiles -- 3. The past in the present. The inheritance of the neighborhoods: processing migrants by class, race, and religion four-part cultures ; Coping with the urban environment: public crises and private benefit the response of charity, reform, and science ; The neglect of everyday life: pouring new money into old institutions housing and health care ; Choice and continuity: summary
Control code
ocm00553548
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 303 pages
Isbn
9780060145316
Lccn
72079700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060145316
  • (OCoLC)00553548
Label
The urban wilderness; : a history of the American city
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Taking up the land. Tradition as determinant: New England folk planning, the weight of English custom, resistance to change ; Saving yesterday's property: management of land, zoning, city planning, and interstate highways -- 2. Building a nation of cities. The engine of private enterprise: New York 1820-70 commerce, canals, and sweatshops ; The segregated city: Chicago 1870-1920 factories, railroads, and skyscrapers ; The new freedom: Los Angeles 1920- bureaucracy, racism, and automobiles -- 3. The past in the present. The inheritance of the neighborhoods: processing migrants by class, race, and religion four-part cultures ; Coping with the urban environment: public crises and private benefit the response of charity, reform, and science ; The neglect of everyday life: pouring new money into old institutions housing and health care ; Choice and continuity: summary
Control code
ocm00553548
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 303 pages
Isbn
9780060145316
Lccn
72079700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060145316
  • (OCoLC)00553548

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