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Description - The Public City by Philip J. Ethington

This history of San Francisco from 1850 through 1900 identifies the active participation of citizens in communication, persuasion, and mobilization as the public city: the site of American political and social change. Challenging decades of scholarship that treats urban politics as the expression of social-group experience and power, the author develops the opposite thesis that social-group identities of race, class, ethnicity, and gender were politically constructed in the public sphere in the process of mobilization and journalistic discourse,

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521415651
ISBN-10: 0521415659
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Public City by Philip J. Ethington
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