Volume 4 "THE ECONOMY’ of the American Cities; series. This collection brings together more than 200 scholarly articles pertaining to the history and development of urban life in the United States during the past two centuries. The selections in Volume 4 of the series concern the development of the urban economy since the early nineteenth century. Three groups of articles, each arranged chronologically, deal with three basic sectors of the economy—trade and commerce (especially retailing), manufacturing and industrialization, and finance. Individual articles address subjects as diverse as merchants and shopping malls, flour milling and scientific management, and the Chicago Board of Trade and redlining.
COMMERCE AND RETAIL, MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY, FINANCE AND BANKING