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Author Shortridge, James R., 1944-

Title Cities on the plains : the evolution of urban Kansas / James R. Shortridge.

Imprint [Lawrence, Kan.] : University Press of Kansas, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  307.7609781 Sh81c 2004 c.2  ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection  307.7609781 Sh81c 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
 FSCC Kansas Collection  K 307.76 SHO 2004    ---  Available
Description xiv, 480 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-470) and index.
Contents Systems of cities on the plains -- The river towns to 1860 -- Lawrence, Topeka, and the placement of public institutions, 1854-1866 -- Railroad promotion and a reconceptualization of urban Kansas, 1863-1880 -- Later railroads and railroad towns, 1877-1910 -- Mining, irrigation, and newer institutional towns, 1876-1950 -- Urban consolidation in a railroad mode, 1880-1950 -- Postindustrial Kansas I : the interstate cities since 1950 -- Postindustrial Kansas II : life beyond the exit ramps.
Subject Cities and towns -- Kansas.
ISBN 0700613129 (cloth : alk. paper)

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