City People: The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America

Paperback | January 1, 1995

byGunther Barth

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This study explains the parallel development of urbanization and modernization in late nineteenth-century American society, demonstrating how the successful features of big-city life spread across the country and transformed towns all over America.

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City People: The rise of modern city culture in nineteenth-century America. With pictures and anecdotes and a wealth of material drawn from the personal records of real people, 'City People' traces the emergence and dissemination of big-city culture in nineteenth-century America.

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This study explains the parallel development of urbanization and modernization in late nineteenth-century American society, demonstrating how the successful features of big-city life spread across the country and transformed towns all over America.

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City People: The rise of modern city culture in nineteenth-century America. With pictures and anecdotes and a wealth of material drawn from the personal records of real people, 'City People' traces the emergence and dissemination of big-city culture in nineteenth-century America.

Gunther Barth is at University of California, Berkeley.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.67 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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City People: The rise of modern city culture in nineteenth-century America. With pictures and anecdotes and a wealth of material drawn from the personal records of real people, 'City People' traces the emergence and dissemination of big-city culture in nineteenth-century America.

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"A thoroughly original work, laden with insights. It will be read with interest by anyone concerned with the development of the modern city."--Oscar Handlin, Harvard University