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Frontier Cities: Encounters at the Crossroads of Empire

edited by Jay Gitlin, Barbara Berglund and Adam Arenson
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780812244687 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0812244680 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The European frontier city in early modern Asia : Goa, Macau, and Manila / Alan Gallay
  • Colonial projects and frontier practices : the first century of New Orleans history / Daniel H. Usner, Jr.
  • Insinuating empire : Indians, smugglers, and the imperial geography of eighteenth-century Montreal / Brett Rushforth
  • On the edge of the West : the roots and routes of Detroit's urban eighteenth century / Karen Marrero
  • People of the pen, people of the sword : Pittsburgh in 1774 / Carolyn Gilman
  • Grain kings, rubber dreams, and stock exchanges : how transportation and communication changed frontier cities / Elliott West
  • Frontier ghosts along the urban Pacific slope / Matthew Klingle
  • Locating the frontier city in time and space : documenting a passing phenomenon / Timothy R. Mahoney
  • Mapping the urban frontier and losing frontier cities / Peter J. Kostor
  • Private libraries and global worlds : books and print culture in Colonial St. Louis / John Neal Hoover
  • Epilogue : frontier cities and the return of globalization / Jay Gitlin, Barbara Berglund and Adam Arenson.
Description
vi, 269 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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