The Urban Wilderness: A History of the American City

Author:   Sam Bass Warner, Jr. ,  Charles Tilly
Publisher:   University of California Press
Volume:   5
ISBN:  

9780520301382


Pages:   338
Publication Date:   09 July 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Sam Bass Warner, Jr., examines the historical roots of the major economic and social problems facing the U.S. in the 1990s. He documents the efforts, both failed and successful, to provide for basic human needs in the urban context, especially for decent housing and health care. For this edition, Warner provides a new preface and Charles Tilly a new foreword. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1972.

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Author:   Sam Bass Warner, Jr. ,  Charles Tilly
Publisher:   University of California Press
Imprint:   University of California Press
Volume:   5
Weight:   0.454kg
ISBN:  

9780520301382


ISBN 10:   0520301382
Pages:   338
Publication Date:   09 July 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Sam Bass Warner, Jr., is Meyerhoff Professor of Environmental Studies Emeritus, Brandeis University. The author of Province of Reason and Streetcar Suburbs, he has taught Urban History at Boston University, Washington University, and the University of Michigan. Charles Tilly is Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for Studies of Social Change at The New School for Social Research. Among his many books is As Sociology Meets History.

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