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The Car and the City

David Blanke.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; US History since 1945; Economic History; Urban History. 11358 words.

The relationship between the car and the city remains complex and involves numerous private and public forces, innovations in technology, global economic fluctuations, and shifting cultural...

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Deindustrialization and the Postindustrial City, 1950–Present

Chloe E. Taft.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; US Cultural History; Urban History. 11321 words.

The process of urban deindustrialization has been long and uneven. Even the terms “deindustrial” and “postindustrial” are contested; most cities continue to host manufacturing on some...

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Industrialization and Urbanization in the United States, 1880–1929

Jonathan Rees.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; Economic History; Urban History. 6944 words.

Between 1880 and 1929, industrialization and urbanization expanded in the United States faster than ever before. Industrialization, meaning manufacturing in factory settings using machines...

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The New Deal

Wendy L. Wall.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; Economic History; US Cultural History; Urban History; Labour History. 15478 words.

The New Deal generally refers to a set of domestic policies implemented by the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in response to the crisis of the Great Depression. Propelled by...

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Professional Team Sports in the United States

Steven A. Riess.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; US Cultural History; Urban History. 11195 words.

Professional sports teams are athletic organizations comprising talented, expert players hired by club owners whose revenues originally derived from admission fees charged to spectators...

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