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Author Abbott, Carl.

Title How cities won the West [electronic resource] : four centuries of urban change in western North America / Carl Abbott.

Imprint Albuquerque [N.M.] : University of New Mexico Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 347 p. : ill., maps.
Series Histories of the American frontier
Histories of the American frontier.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-334) and index.
Contents Introduction: All roads lead to Fresno -- Outposts of empires -- Building a West of cities, 1840-1940 -- Across the wide Mississippi -- The first Pacific century -- Inland empire cities -- Garden cities -- Smokestack frontiers -- Money in the air -- Cities of homes -- Water, power, progress -- The metropolitan West since 1940 -- Wars and rumors of war -- Progress and prejudice -- The politics of diversity -- Reshaping the metropolis -- Transnational urbanism -- The long arm of the metropolitan West -- Conclusion: Urban frontiers.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cities and towns -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Cities and towns -- West (U.S.) -- Growth.
Cities and towns -- Canada, Western -- History.
Cities and towns -- Canada, Western -- Growth.
Metropolitan areas -- West (U.S.) -- Growth.
Metropolitan areas -- Canada, Western -- History.
West (U.S.) -- Economic conditions.
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826333124 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780826333148 (e-book)

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