The urban frontier : the rise of western cities, 1790-1830 / Richard C. Wade ; introduction by Zane L. Miller.

Title: 
The urban frontier : the rise of western cities, 1790-1830 / Richard C. Wade ; introduction by Zane L. Miller.
Author/Artist: 
Wade, Richard C., 1922-2008.
Publisher: 
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1996.
Description: 
xx, 360 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Edition: 
Illini Books ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
94584
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
F518.W15 1996z
Notes: 
Originally published: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1959, in series: Harvard historical monographs.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-345) and index.
Lead industries in St. Louis manufactured products for the glass factories of Pittsburgh. See "glass manufacture" in index.
Contents: 
The beginnings of western urbanism --
The economic base --
The emergence of urban problems --
Urban society --
The seeds of culture --
Depression, recovery, and expansion --
The changing social structure --
The better life --
Toward urban maturity --
The urban dimension of western life.
ISBN: 
0252064224 (paper : acid-free paper)