Encyclopedia of American Urban History, 1st Edition

  • Editor: David Goldfield
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412939682
  • ISBN-13: 9781412939683
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 910 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released February 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

A two-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia covering the rise of urban America consisting of 450 entries with over 200 contributors. Urban history is a very vast topic and this encyclopedia presents the essential topics in a concise, readable and a authoritative format.

Key features include:

  • Accurate and authoritative historical approach
  • Focus on the 20th century - a century with the most dramatic urban growth
  • Covers most researched areas, such as urban renewal and urban governance
  • Contributors are leading academics in their fields
  • Interdisciplinary approach adding topics from economics, geography, anthropology, politics and sociology

  • Contributors

    Contributors

    • David Goldfield

    Table of Contents

    Front Cover.
    Half Title Page.
    Title Page.
    Copyright Page.
    Contents.
    Editorial Board.
    List of Entries.
    Reader's Guide.
    About the Editor.
    Contributors.
    Introduction.
    1: Abbott, Edith.
    2: Abrams, Charles.
    3: Ackerman, Frederick L..
    4: Addams, Jane.
    5: Addiction.
    6: African American Business Districts.
    7: African American Mayors.
    8: African Americans in Cities.
    9: African Americans in Suburbs and African American Towns.
    10: Air Conditioning.
    11: Air Pollution.
    12: Airports.
    13: Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    14: Alley Housing.
    15: American State Capitals.
    16: Americanization Movement.
    17: Amusement Parks.
    18: Anderson, Sherwood.
    19: Annexation.
    20: Apartment Buildings.
    21: Architecture.
    22: Armour, Philip Danforth.
    23: Armstrong, Louis.
    24: Art and Public Space.
    25: Ashcan School.
    26: Asian Americans in the Suburbs.
    27: Atlanta, Georgia.
    28: Austin, Texas.
    29: Back of the Yards.
    30: Balloon-Frame Construction.
    31: Baltimore, Maryland.
    32: Banks and Banking.
    33: Bar Culture.
    34: Barry, Marion S., Jr..
    35: Bartholomew, Harland.
    36: Baseball and Ballparks.
    37: Basketball.
    38: Bauer, Catherine.
    39: Bellows, George.
    40: Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
    41: Benton, Thomas Hart.
    42: Black Panther Party.
    43: Black Power.
    44: Blackouts.
    45: Blockbusting.
    46: Blues Music.
    47: Bogart, Humphrey.
    48: Bohemianism.
    49: Boom Towns.
    50: Boosterism.
    51: Bosses and Machines.
    52: Boston, Massachusetts.
    53: Bowery, The.
    54: Brice, Fanny.
    55: Broadacre City.
    56: Brooklyn, New York.
    57: Brooklyn Bridge.
    58: Building Industry.
    59: Building Regulations and Building Codes.
    60: Bungalow.
    61: Burgess, Ernest W..
    62: Burlesque.
    63: Burnham, Daniel H..
    64: Busing.
    65: Byrne, Jane M..
    66: Cabrini-Green.
    67: Canals.
    68: Capone, Al.
    69: Carter Administration: Urban Policy.
    70: Catholicism.
    71: Celebration, Florida.
    72: Central Park.
    73: Central Place Theory.
    74: Century of Progress.
    75: Chain Stores.
    76: Chaplin, Charlie.
    77: Charity Organization Society.
    78: Charlotte, North Carolina.
    79: Chicago Fire.
    80: Chicago School of Architecture.
    81: Chicago, Illinois.
    82: Child Labor.
    83: Children in Cities and Suburbs.
    84: Childs, Richard Spencer.
    85: Chrysler Building.
    86: Cincinnati, Ohio.
    87: City Beautiful Movement.
    88: City Efficient Movement.
    89: City in Literature.
    90: City Planning.
    91: Civil Rights.
    92: Clinton Administration: Urban Policy.
    93: Coal Towns.
    94: College Towns.
    95: Columbia, Maryland.
    96: Columbus, Ohio.
    97: Commercial Strip.
    98: Community Development Block Grants.
    99: Community in the Cities.
    100: Community in the Suburbs.
    101: Commuting.
    102: Company Towns.
    103: Concentric Zone Model.
    104: Coney Island.
    105: Congestion.
    106: Conservatism.
    107: Consolidation.
    108: Cooley, Charles Horton.
    109: Coughlin, John Joseph.
    110: Country Clubs.
    111: Crime and Criminals.
    112: Criminal Justice System.
    113: Crowds and Riots.
    114: Crump, Edward H..
    115: Curley, James Michael.
    116: Daley, Richard J..
    117: Dallas, Texas.
    118: Dance Halls.
    119: Death and Dying.
    120: Deindustrialization.
    121: Density.
    122: Denver, Colorado.
    123: Desegregation of Education.
    124: Detroit, Michigan.
    125: Dinkins, David N..
    126: Disneyland.
    127: Downtown.
    128: Drinking Places.
    129: Du Bois, W. E. B..
    130: Dumbbell Tenement.
    131: Economy of Cities.
    132: Edge Cities.
    133: Education in Cities.
    134: Elevators.
    135: Ellis Island.
    136: Empire State Building.
    137: Environment and Ecology.
    138: Environmental Racism.
    139: Erie Canal.
    140: Ethnic Neighborhoods.
    141: Fair Housing Act of 1968.
    142: Families in Cities and Suburbs.
    143: Family Planning.
    144: Fannie Mae.
    145: Federal Government and Cities.
    146: Federal Housing Administration.
    147: Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency.
    148: Financial Districts.
    149: Fire Departments.
    150: Fitzgerald, F. Scott.
    151: Five Points.
    152: Flatiron Building.
    153: Flophouses.
    154: Folklore.
    155: Ford, Henry.
    156: Fort, Worth, Texas.
    157: Franchises and Franchising.
    158: Frazier, E. Franklin.
    159: Freeways and Expressways.
    160: Fresno, California.
    161: Gambling.
    162: Gangs.
    163: Garbage and Garbage Collection.
    164: Garden Cities.
    165: Gateway Cities.
    166: Gay Men's Cultures in Cities.
    167: Gender.
    168: Gentrification.
    169: Ghetto.
    170: Ghost Towns.
    171: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins.
    172: Gladden, Washington.
    173: Golden Gate Park.
    174: Great Depression and Cities.
    175: Greenbelt Towns.
    176: Greenwich Village, New York.
    177: Grid Pattern.
    178: Gun Use and Control.
    179: Hague, Frank.
    180: Harlem, New York.
    181: Harlem Renaissance.
    182: Hatcher, Richard.
    183: Haymarket Riot/Massacre.
    184: Hearst, William Randolph.
    185: Henry Street Settlement.
    186: Higher Education.
    187: Historic Preservation.
    188: Hollywood.
    189: Home Owners Loan Corporation.