Encyclopedia of American Urban History

Encyclopedia of American Urban History

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After a generation of pathbreaking scholarship that has reoriented and enlightened our perception of the American city, the two volumes of the Encyclopedia of American Urban History offer both a summary and an interpretation of the field. With contributions from leading academics in their fields, this authoritative resource offers an interdisciplinary approach by covering topics from economics, geography, anthropology, politics, and sociology.In 1925, the Ford Motor Company acquired the Lincoln Motor Company, thus branching out into luxury cars, and in the 1930s, the Mercury ... a€”Alfredo Manuel Coelho Further Readings and References Bonin, H., Lang, Y., aamp; Tolliday, S. (Eds. ). ... post-1865 demand for cattle resulted in much of this boom, as Fort Worth offered the cowboy respite from the cattle drives to Oklahoma and Kansas to the north.

Title:Encyclopedia of American Urban History
Author:David Goldfield
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2006-12-07


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