The Private City

The Private City
Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth

Sam Bass Warner, Jr.

1987 | 288 pages | Cloth $49.95 | Paper $24.95
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Intorduction to the Second Edition

PART ONE: THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY TOWN
1- The Environment of Private Opportunity
2- War and the Limits of the Tradition

PART TWO: THE BIG CITY 1830-1860
3- Spatial Patterns of Rapid Growth
4- Industrialization
5- The Specialization of Leadership
6- Municipal Institutions
7- Riots and the Restoration of Public Order

PART THREE: THE INDUSTRIAL METROPOLIS
8- The Structure of the Metropolis
9- Some Metropolitan Districts
10- The Industrial Metropolis as an Inheritance

Bibliography of Recent Philadelphia Books
Notes to Tables in Text