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Another city : urban life and urban spaces in the new American republic / Dell Upton.

Author/Creator:
Upton, Dell.
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 395 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
Cities and towns -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
City planning -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- 19th century.
City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I. The lived city
Cities of perpetual ruin and repair
The relics of civilized life
The smell of danger
Noise and gabble
Seeing and believing
Part II. Metropolitan improvements
The grid and the republican spatial imagination
Gridding consumption
Permutations of the pigeonhole : architecture as memory
Gridding the graveyard
Gridded utopias
Part III. Public spaces and private citizens
On the waterfront
In public walks
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-386) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780300124880 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300124880 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
191206784
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