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You are currently browsing 1–3 of 3 new and published books in the subject of American Urban History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. America's Urban History

    By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Hunt Corey

    The history of the American city is, in many ways, the history of the United States. Although rural traditions have also left their impact on the country, cities and urban living have been vital components of America for centuries, and an understanding of the urban experience is essential to...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C.

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and...

    Published July 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States

    Edited by Max Page, Randall Mason

    In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how...

    Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge History of Rural America
    Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg
    To Be Published September 14th 2015

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