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Published by AIPI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education,
  • Social Science,
  • Cliff"s/ Monarch / Barron"s Book Notes,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Sociology,
  • Book Notes,
  • General,
  • Study Aids / Book Notes,
  • Sociology - Urban

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Edition Notes

Cram 101 Series

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8542832M
ISBN 101428815171
ISBN 109781428815179

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Urban America in the colonial age, --Commercialization and urban expansion in the new nation, --Life in the walking city, --Industrialization and the transformation of urban space, --Newcomers . In over three centuries of growth and change, American cities have exerted forces that have been both centrifugal -- pulling people, resources, and interest toward them -- and centripetal -- sending out goods, services, and ideas. The story of how these forces evolved over time encompasses almost every aspect of American history. Always cognizant of change over time, this book . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Evolution of American Urban Society, out of 5 stars Evolution of American Urban Society. Reviewed in the United States on Janu It is a information packed book that often times jumps from one point to another. Some times the facts and dates get in the way of the 4/5. An absorbing book, The Evolution of American Urban Society surveys the dynamics of American urbanization from the sixteenth century to the present, skillfully blending historical perspectives on society, economics, politics, and policy, and focusing on the ways in which diverse peoples have inhabited and interacted in cities.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Urban America in the colonial age, --Urban expansion in the new nation, --Life in the walking city, --Industrialization and the changing shape of the city, --Newcomers and the urban core, - . This interesting and informative book shows how different groups of urban residents with different social, economic, and political power cope with the urban environment, struggle to make a living, participate in communal institutions, and influence the direction of cities and urban life. An absorbing book, The Evolution of American Urban Society.