Roaring Metropolis reconstructs the ideas and activism of urban capitalists in the early twentieth century as they advocated extensive government spending on an array of social programs. Focusing on Detroit, Philadelphia, and Atlanta, the book traces businessmen's quest to build cities and nurture an urban citizenry friendly to capitalism.
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|Size: ||8.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||University of Pennsylvania Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780812292732 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|