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The Resource How cities won the West : four centuries of urban change in western North America, Carl Abbott, (electronic resource)

How cities won the West : four centuries of urban change in western North America, Carl Abbott, (electronic resource)

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How cities won the West : four centuries of urban change in western North America
Title
How cities won the West
Title remainder
four centuries of urban change in western North America
Statement of responsibility
Carl Abbott
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eng
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MiAaPQ
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Histories of the American frontier
How cities won the West : four centuries of urban change in western North America, Carl Abbott, (electronic resource)
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How cities won the West : four centuries of urban change in western North America, Carl Abbott, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-334) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: All roads lead to Fresno -- Outposts of empires -- Building a West of cities, 1840-1940 -- Across the wide Mississippi -- The first Pacific century -- Inland empire cities -- Garden cities -- Smokestack frontiers -- Money in the air -- Cities of homes -- Water, power, progress -- The metropolitan West since 1940 -- Wars and rumors of war -- Progress and prejudice -- The politics of diversity -- Reshaping the metropolis -- Transnational urbanism -- The long arm of the metropolitan West -- Conclusion: Urban frontiers
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Extent
x, 347 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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