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The New Metropolis

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Informationen zum Autor Edward K. Spann Klappentext In one generation! New York was transformed into one of the great cities of th... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Edward K. Spann Klappentext In one generation! New York was transformed into one of the great cities of the modern world. The causes and results of this change are emphasized by Edward K. Spann in The New Metropolis. This book is a brilliant evocation of the years when a seaport town was lost and a great metropolis gained. It is the happy story of American ingenuity! achievement! and urban success! but it is also the story of urban wretchedness and failure. Above all! it is the drama of a major city and its confrontation with the problems and opportunities of a modernizing world. Zusammenfassung This book is the drama of a major city and its confrontation with the problems and opportunities of a modernizing world. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Commercial New York2. Strangers and Citizens3. The Trouble with Government4. Poverty5. A Rich and Growing City6. Manhattan Sruvival Machine7. The Use of Urban Space8. Escape to Suburbia9. Wealth10. Progressive City-Wicked City11. The Age of Gold12. The Trouble with Politics13. Tammany's City14. Tyranny! Tammany! and the State15. Metropolis

Auteur

Edward K. Spann



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In one generation, New York was transformed into one of the great cities of the modern world. The causes and results of this change are emphasized by Edward K. Spann in The New Metropolis. This book is a brilliant evocation of the years when a seaport town was lost and a great metropolis gained. It is the happy story of American ingenuity, achievement, and urban success, but it is also the story of urban wretchedness and failure. Above all, it is the drama of a major city and its confrontation with the problems and opportunities of a modernizing world.



Résumé
This book is the drama of a major city and its confrontation with the problems and opportunities of a modernizing world.

Contenu

1. Commercial New York 2. Strangers and Citizens 3. The Trouble with Government 4. Poverty 5. A Rich and Growing City 6. Manhattan Sruvival Machine 7. The Use of Urban Space 8. Escape to Suburbia 9. Wealth 10. Progressive City-Wicked City 11. The Age of Gold 12. The Trouble with Politics 13. Tammany's City 14. Tyranny, Tammany, and the State 15. Metropolis

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The New Metropolis
Sous-titre: New York City, 1840-1857
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Code EAN: 9780231050852
ISBN: 978-0-231-05085-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Columbia University Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 546
Poids: 893g
Taille: H235mm x B190mm x T38mm
Année: 1983