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The triumph of order : democracy & public space in New York and London

Author: Lisa Keller
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2009.
Series: Columbia history of urban life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of two rapidly modernizing cities and their mutual desire to balance freedom and control. Lisa Keller divides her study into five categories: cities; police and militia; the public; free speech and assembly; and the law.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Keller
ISBN: 9780231146722 0231146728 9780231518475 0231518471 9780231146739 0231146736
OCLC Number: 226360265
Awards: Winner of Co-recipient - Kenneth Jackson Award 2009
Description: xvii, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The elements of democracy : free speech, free assembly, and the law --
The world of the great city --
London before 1850 --
The Sunday trading bill riots --
Prelude to black and bloody --
Black Monday, bloody Sunday --
Taking back Trafalgar --
New York before 1870 --
The battle over Tompkins Square --
New York under control --
The regulated city --
The triumph of order.
Series Title: Columbia history of urban life.
Responsibility: Lisa Keller.
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A tale of two rapidly modernizing cities and their mutual desire to balance freedom and control. Lisa Keller divides her study into five categories: cities; police and militia; the public; free speech and assembly; and the law.

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Triumph of Order offers smart insights into how a city defines quality of life. -- Sam Roberts New York Times Triumph of Order is the all-too-rare scholarly book that, being so well written, is fully Read more...

 
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