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- DescriptionThis volume combines historical narrative with historical documents. Around the turn of the century, George Washington Plunkitt challenged the reformers of American city politics who blamed the ills of large cities on political organizations or machines such as New York's Tammany Hall.
- Author BiographyTerrence J. McDonald is professor of history at the University of Michigan. His book, The Parameters of Urban Fiscal Policy: Socioeconomic Change and Political Culture in San Francisco, 1860 to 1906, won the 1987 Allan M. Sharlin Memorial Award of the Social Science History Association and the 1988 J. S. Holliday Award from the California Historical Society. He is a member of the board of editors of the Journal of Urban History and Studies in American Political development, and he has published essays in those journals as well as in Social History, Historical Methods, the History Teacher, and Reviews in American History. His research on George Washington Plunkitt is part of an ongoing project on the image of the urban political machine and American liberalism entitled Inventing Urban Politics: The City and the State in American Political Development, 1880-1980.
- Author(s)William L. Riordon
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication04/06/1993
- Series TitleBedford Books in American History
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Out-of-print date13/08/1997
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight170 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Volume editorTerrance J. McDonald
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition StatementNew edition
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