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American urban history

an interpretive reader with commentaries.

by Alexander B. Callow

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Alexander B. Callow, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .C34 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 684 p.
      Number of Pages684
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5307653M
      ISBN 100195016459
      LC Control Number72091007

        A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores. Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history. African American Urban History since World War II [Kenneth L. Kusmer and Joe W. Trotter]. Historians have devoted surprisingly little attention to African American urban history ofthe postwar period, especially compared with earlier decades. Correcti.

      About this journal. Journal of Urban History (JUH), provides scholars and professionals with the latest research, analyses, and discussion on the history of cities and urban societies throughout the presents original research by distinguished authors from the variety of fields concerned with urban history. Each insightful issue offers the latest scholarship on such topics .   American Historical Review, a flagship journal in history, has apologized for assigning a book about inequality and urban education to a professor who has been criticized by many as a white supremacist.. Many historians say that the review -- in criticizing the book's author for not focusing on "sociobiology" -- was effectively criticizing her for not endorsing .

      Winner of the Best Book in North American Urban History Award, Urban History Association One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for Thomas J. Sugrue is the David Boies Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. This is a seminar course that explores the history of selected features of the physical environment of urban America. Among the features considered are parks, cemeteries, tenements, suburbs, zoos, skyscrapers, department stores, supermarkets, and amusement parks. The course gives students experience in working with primary documentation sources through its selection of .


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