By John Short
With willing perception and exhaustive study John Rennie brief narrates the tale of city the United States from 1950 to the current, revealing a compelling portrait of city transformation. brief chronicles the regular upward push of urbanization, the expanding suburbanization, and the sweeping metropolitanization of the united states, uncovering the forces at the back of those shifts and their outcomes for American groups.
Drawing on a number of reports, first-hand anecdotes, census figures, and different statistical information, Short’s paintings addresses the globalization of U.S. towns, the elevated polarization of city lifestyles within the united states, the function of civic engagement, and the large position performed by means of the general public area in shaping the nature of towns.
With deft research the writer weaves jointly the topics of city renewal, suburbanization and metropolitan fragmentation, race and ethnicity, and immigration, featuring a desirable and hugely readable account of the U.S. within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century.
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