Cities of Hope: People, Protests, and Progress in Urbanizing Latin America, 1870-1930
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BeschreibungThis groundbreaking book explores the relationship between the impact of urbanization on the working class in Latin American cities and the variety of responses by that group in the years between 1870 and 1930. The chapters of this collaborative study focus on the people of these cities, especially working women and men who were faced with the ramifications of the transformations taking place around them.
Inhaltsverzeichnis* Introduction James A. Baer and Ronn Pineo. * Political Impulses: Popular Participation in Formal and Informal Politics, Bogot, Colombia David Sowell. * Dangerous Streets: Trolleys, Labor Conflict, and the Reorganization of Public Space in Montevideo, Uruguay Anton Rosenthal. * Mexico City: Popular Classes and Revolutionary Politics John Lear. * Viva La Revolucon Social!: Postrevolutionary Tenant Protest and State Housing Reform in Veracruz, Mexico Andrew Grant Wood. * Buenos Aires: Housing Reform and the Decline of the Liberal State in Argentina J. A. Baer. * Civilizing the City of Kings: Hygiene and Housing in Lima, Peru David S. Parker. * Public Health Care in Valparaso, Chile R. Pineo. * The Sick and the Dead: Epidemic and Contagious Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Sam Adamo. * The Cities of Panama: Sixty Years of Development Sharon Phillipps Collazos. * Urbanization, the Working Class, and Reform R. Pineo and J. A. Baer.
PortraitRonn Pineo is associate professor of history at Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland. James A. Baer is professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia. Ronn Pineo is associate professor of history at Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland. James A. Baer is professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WESTVIEW PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten