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Published: 15 July 1982

320 Pages | illus.

ISBN: 9780195031942

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City People

The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America

Gunther Barth

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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