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Cleveland, Second Edition : A Concise History, 1796-1996

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This highly successful short history of Cleveland has now been revised and brought up to date through 1996, the bicentennial year, including two new chapters, and new illustrations and charts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 21 b&w photos
  • 0253211476
  • 9780253211477

About Carol Poh Miller

Carol Poh Miller is a historical consultant in Cleveland. She has written extensively on Cleveland history and architecture, for which she received the Public Education and Awareness Award from the Ohio Historical Society in 1988. Robert Wheeler is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Cleveland State University. He has written extensively on early Cleveland history.show more

Table of contents

Part One: A Commercial Hamlet is Founded 1. Founding and Formation of the Settlement: 1796-1800 2. Survival Assured: 1800-1811 3. Hamlet as Village: 1812-1824 Part Two: Commercial Village to Commercial City 4. Canal Village to Provincial Center: 1825-1845 5. A National Urban Center Emerges: 1845-1860 Part Three: Rise of the Industrial City 6. A City Transformed: 1860-1869 7. The Industrial Age: 1870-1899 8. The Progressive Years: 1900-1914 9. Metropolitan Expansion: 1915-1929 Part Four: Toward the Postindustrial City 10. An End to Prosperity: 1930-1939 11. War and Renewal: 1940-1949 12. Exodus and Decline: 1950-1965 13. The Loss of Confidence: 1966-1979 14. Comeback City?: 1980-1989Epilogue, 1990-1996show more

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