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Unlike heroin and crack cocaine—drugs whose ascendence during the s and ‘80s was inextricably associated with urban America—meth has Author: Sarah Holder. Jeffrey Mirel draws on Detroit's experience to offer a new interpretation of urban educational decline in the twentieth century, suggesting specific answers to what ails America's public schools and how public education can be improved. Jeffrey Mirel has won two prestigious book awards for The Rise and Fall of an Urban School System. Stanford 5/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Rise and Fall of American Growth, The (The Princeton Economic Series of the Western World) MP3 CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged. #N#Robert J. Gordon (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert J. Gordon Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central/5().
Get this from a library! The rise of urban America.. [Constance McLaughlin Green] -- The author traces the rise of cities in the United States from the early 17th century to the 's and the economic, political and social forces that have led to today's urban civilization. The Rise of Urban America. DOI link for The Rise of Urban America. The Rise of Urban America book. The Rise of Urban America. DOI link for The Rise of Urban America. The Rise of Urban America book. By Constantine McLaughlin Green. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 12 November Cited by: The rise of cities in the United States from the early seventeenth century to the s is the subject of this sophisticated and witty appraisal by a Pulitzer Prize historian. Constance McLaughlin Green traces the forces - economic, political, social - that led to today's urban civilization, beginni. Urban Nightmares The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic over the City A hard-hitting look at the role of right-wing ideologues and the mass media in demonizing urban America Urban Triage Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism Assesses fictional representations of racial conflict, cooperation, and complicity amid the urban crisis of the s.
The author, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her Washington, Village and Capital, , is an excellent historian. Here her subject is nothing less than the growth and development of American cities from colonial times to the present decade. Inasmuch as it is the story of the spread of industrialization, transportation and communications, the story of urbanization, is . Downtown America cuts beneath the archetypal story of downtown’s rise and fall and offers a dynamic new story of urban development in the United States. Moving beyond conventional narratives, Alison Isenberg shows that downtown’s trajectory was not dictated by inevitable free market forces or natural life-and-death cycles. Saving America's Cities is, at once, a new, wise and more balanced take on past efforts to save America's cities and a fascinating portrait of Ed Logue, a central figure in urban policy whose personal trajectory parallels the course of our debates over what works, and what doesn't. If you care about cities, you should read this book. Books shelved as urban-history: The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago.