This revised and updated third edition of The Making of Urban America includes seven new articles and a richly detailed historiographical essay that discusses the vast urban history literature added to the canon since the publication of the second edition. This book is the only reader available that covers all of U.S. urban history and that also includes the most recent interpretive scholarship on the subject.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 966 g
Dimensions: 255 x 182 x 27 mm
Edition: 3rd Edition
This new edition of The Making of Urban America highlights recent scholarship and shows the continued vitality of U.S. urban history. The methodological variety of the selections and the comprehensive bibliographic essay make the volume valuable to students and scholars alike. -- Carl Abbott, Portland State University
This thoroughly revised collection offers the broadest range of American urban historical research including both the essential classics and the best of the recent scholarship. It is an indispensable tool for urban history courses. The editors have written and selected wisely. -- David Goldfield, University of North Carolina, Charlotte