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The Resource The public and its possibilities : triumphs and tragedies in the American City, John D. Fairfield

The public and its possibilities : triumphs and tragedies in the American City, John D. Fairfield

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The public and its possibilities : triumphs and tragedies in the American City
Title
The public and its possibilities
Title remainder
triumphs and tragedies in the American City
Statement of responsibility
John D. Fairfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Fairfield, John D.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Urban life, landscape, and policy
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  • City and town life
  • Community life
  • Civic improvement
  • Popular culture
  • Political culture
  • Political participation
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The public and its possibilities : triumphs and tragedies in the American City, John D. Fairfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface: The Public and Its Possibilities -- Introduction: Liberalism and the Civic Strand in the American Past -- Civic Aspirations and Liberal Values -- An Urban Thesis -- Civic Aspirations and Market Development in a Long Age of Revolution -- Democratizing the Republican Ideal of Citizenship: Virtue, Interests, and the Citizen-Proprietor in the Revolutionary Era -- Creating Citizens in a Commercial Republic: Market Transformation and the Free Labor Ideal, 1812-1873 -- The Short, Strange Career of Laissez-Faire: Liberal Reformers and Genteel Culture in the Gilded Age -- Popular Culture, Political Culture: Building a Democratic Public -- The Democratic Public in City and Nation: The Jacksonian City and the Limits of Antislavery -- The Democratic Public Discredited: The New York City Draft Riots and Urban Reconstruction, 1850-1872 -- Cultural Hierarchy and Good Government: The Democratic Public in Eclipse -- The Public in Progressivism and War -- The Republican Movement: The Rediscovery of the Public in the Progressive Era -- The Public Goes to War but Does Not Come Back -- A Democracy of Consumers -- From Economic Democracy to Social Security: The Labor Movement and the Rise of the Welfare/Warfare State -- Constructing a Consumer Culture: Redirecting Leisure from Civic Engagement to Insatiable Desire -- Private Vision, Public Resources: Mass Suburbanization and the Decline of the City -- Conclusion: The Future of the City: Civic Renewal and Environmental Politics
Control code
ocn440282036
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 355 p.
Isbn
9781439902103
Lccn
2009038150
Label
The public and its possibilities : triumphs and tragedies in the American City, John D. Fairfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface: The Public and Its Possibilities -- Introduction: Liberalism and the Civic Strand in the American Past -- Civic Aspirations and Liberal Values -- An Urban Thesis -- Civic Aspirations and Market Development in a Long Age of Revolution -- Democratizing the Republican Ideal of Citizenship: Virtue, Interests, and the Citizen-Proprietor in the Revolutionary Era -- Creating Citizens in a Commercial Republic: Market Transformation and the Free Labor Ideal, 1812-1873 -- The Short, Strange Career of Laissez-Faire: Liberal Reformers and Genteel Culture in the Gilded Age -- Popular Culture, Political Culture: Building a Democratic Public -- The Democratic Public in City and Nation: The Jacksonian City and the Limits of Antislavery -- The Democratic Public Discredited: The New York City Draft Riots and Urban Reconstruction, 1850-1872 -- Cultural Hierarchy and Good Government: The Democratic Public in Eclipse -- The Public in Progressivism and War -- The Republican Movement: The Rediscovery of the Public in the Progressive Era -- The Public Goes to War but Does Not Come Back -- A Democracy of Consumers -- From Economic Democracy to Social Security: The Labor Movement and the Rise of the Welfare/Warfare State -- Constructing a Consumer Culture: Redirecting Leisure from Civic Engagement to Insatiable Desire -- Private Vision, Public Resources: Mass Suburbanization and the Decline of the City -- Conclusion: The Future of the City: Civic Renewal and Environmental Politics
Control code
ocn440282036
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 355 p.
Isbn
9781439902103
Lccn
2009038150

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