The Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles, 1850-1930 by Robert M. FogelsonThe Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles, 1850-1930 by Robert M. Fogelson

The Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles, 1850-1930

byRobert M. FogelsonForeword byRobert Fishman

Paperback | June 9, 1993

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Here with a new preface, a new foreword, and an updated bibliography is the definitive history of Los Angeles from its beginnings as an agricultural village of fewer than 2,000 people to its emergence as a metropolis of more than 2 million in 1930—a city whose distinctive structure, character, and culture foreshadowed much of the development of urban America after World War II.
Robert M. Fogelson is Professor of Urban Studies and History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Title:The Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles, 1850-1930Format:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:June 9, 1993Publisher:University Of California Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520082303

ISBN - 13:9780520082304


Editorial Reviews

"An excellent addition to the small but growing shelf of serious urban historical studies. . . . Fogelson's scholarly work at last makes it possible to place Los Angeles with some confidence in the framework of American urban history."--Sam Bass Warner, Jr., "American Historical Review