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City-building In America

1st Edition

By Anthony M Orum


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Why do some cities grow and expand, while others dwindle and decline? Why is Milwaukee a town of the past, while Minneapolis?St. Paul seems reborn and infused with future dynamism? And what do Milwaukee and the Twin Cities have to tell us about other cities' prospects, the trials and destinies of industrial Cleveland and post-industrial Austin?Anth

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction, 1. Building, Unbuilding, and Rebuilding American Cities, 2. Themes and Perspectives on the American City, Part Two: The Rise and Fall of Milwaukee, 3. Pre-Industrial Milwaukee: 1818-1870, 4. Early Industrial Milwaukee: 1870-1900, 5. Mature Industrial Milwaukee: 1900-1930, 6. Reshaping Industrial Milwaukee: 1930-1950, 7. The Decline of lndustrial Milwaukee: 1950-1990, 8. An Analytic Summary of Milwaukee, Part Three: Three Comparative Histories, Introduction, 9. The Rise and Fall of Industrial Cleveland, 10. The Rise of a Post-Industrial City: Austin, Texas, 11. The Rebirth of Minneapolis-St. Paul: Creating a Post-Industrial City in the Midwest, Part Four: Conclusion, 12. Building Cities in America

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