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ISBN-13 9780205765362ISBN-10 020576536X
ISBN-10 0136015719ISBN-13 9780136015710
Author(s): Howard P. Chudacoff; Judith E. Smith; Peter C. Baldwin
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 336

For undergraduate courses on Urban History, Urban Economics, Urban Sociology, Urban Planning, Social History, Urban Studies, and Urban Politics.


A survey of¿the dynamics of American urbanization from the sixteenth century to the present, this text blends historical perspectives on society, economics, politics, and policy, while focusing on the ways in which diverse peoples have inhabited and interacted in cities. It tackles ethnic and racial minority issues, offers multiple perspectives on women, and highlights urbanization's constantly shifting nature.

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