2 edition of Cities in American political history found in the catalog.
Cities in American political history
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HT123 .D53 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011032463|
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Cities in American Political History analyzes the role that large cities from New York to Chicago to San Jose, have played in U.S. politics and policymaking.
Each entry is Cities in American political history book for straightforward comparison across issues and eras. Profiling the ten most populous cities in the United States during ten critical eras of political development, Cities in American Political History presents a unique singular focus on American cities, their government and politics, industry, commerce, labor, and race and ethnicity.
Cities in American Political History analyzes the role that large cities from New York to Chicago to San Jose. "Dilworth's book is a revelation. Placing the study of cities within the literature on American political development is a very smart idea that vastly expands the boundaries of the field of urban politics." ― Dennis Judd, University of Illinois, Chicago "This is a uniquely strong edited by: Get this from a library.
Cities in American political history. [Richardson Dilworth] -- Descriptions of the ten largest cities in the US according to censuses of:. He is the author of The Urban Origins of Suburban Autonomy and the editor of two books: The City in American Political Development and Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia.
He serves on the Philadelphia Historical Commission, where he is chair of the Historic Designation Committee.
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Davis. Perhaps more than at any other time in American history, where we live determines much about what we know. As people who write about cities, we realized this presented a.
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