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Steam CityRailroads, Urban Space, and Corporate Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore

Steam City: Railroads, Urban Space, and Corporate Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore

David Schley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226720258
eISBN:
9780226720395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Historians have identified nineteenth-century railroads as both the engines of and models for industrial, corporate capitalism, but at the dawn of the railroad age, a very different vision prevailed. ... More

Urban LowlandsA History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Urban Lowlands: A History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Steven T. Moga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226710532
eISBN:
9780226710679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226710679.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Ideas of neighborhood and community animate the study of the American city. Urban Lowlands is a comparative history of four low-lying neighborhoods: Harlem Flats in New York City; Black Bottom in ... More

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