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Author Fogelson, Robert M.
Title The fragmented metropolis : Los Angeles, 1850-1930 / by Robert M. Fogelson ; foreword by Robert Fishman.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
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 Floor2  F869.L857 F64 1993    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  F869.L857 F64 1993    IN LIBRARY
 Map Library  F869.L857 F64 1993    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxii, 362 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Classics in urban history ; 3
Classics in urban history.
Note Originally published: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1967. With new introd.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-296) and index.
Contents Introduction --- Part I. Los Angeles, 1850-1930. 1. From Pueblo to Town -- 2. Private Enterprise, Public Authority, and Urban Expansion -- 3. The Rivalry between Los Angeles and San Diego -- 4. The Great Migration -- 5. Transportation, Water, and Real Estate -- 6. Commercial and Industrial Progress --- Part II. The Fragmented Metropolis. 7. The Urban Landscape -- 8. The Failure of the Electric Railways -- 9. The Quest for Community -- 10. The Politics of Progressivism -- 11. The Municipal Ownership Movement -- 12. City and Regional Planning.
Summary "Here with a new preface, a new foreword, and an updated bibliography is the definitive history of Los Angeles from its beginnings as an agricultural village of fewer than 2,000 people to its emergence as a metropolis of more than 2 million in 1930 -- a city whose distinctive structure, character, and culture foreshadowed much of the development of urban America after World War II."--Publisher description.
Subject Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History.
Cities and towns -- United States -- History.
Sociology, Urban.
Related Names Fishman, Robert, Foreword.
ISBN 0520082303 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520082304 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 26504415