Manufacturing suburbs : building work and home on the metropolitan fringe / edited by Robert Lewis.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




viii, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Suburbs History.
Manufacturing industries History.
Working class History.
Urbanization History.


Lewis, Robert D., 1954-


Industry and the suburbs / Robert Lewis -- Beyond the crabgrass frontier: industry and the spread of North American cities, 1850-1950 / Richard Walker and Robert Lewis -- The emergence of industrial districts in mid-nineteenth-century Baltimore / Edward K. Muller and Paul A. Groves -- Model City? Industry and urban structure in Chicago / Mary Beth Pudup -- A city transformed: manufacturing districts and suburban growth in Montreal, 1850-1929 / Robert Lewis -- Industry builds out the city: suburbanization of manufacturing in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1850-1940 / Richard Walker -- Industrial suburbs and the growth of metropolitan Pittsburgh, 1870-1920 / Edward K. Muller -- The suburbanization of manufacturing in Toronto, 1881-1951 / Gunther Gad -- "Nature's workshop": industry and urban expansion in Southern California, 1900-1950 / Greg Hise -- "The American disease of growth": Henry Ford and the metropolitanization of Detroit, 1920-1940 / Heather B. Barrow -- Suburbanization and the employment linkage / Richard Harris.


Philadelphia, PA : Temple University


viii, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


Includes some original papers commissioned for this collection and some previously published in issues of the Journal of historical geography and the Geographical review.
Includes bibliographical references and index.


1592130852 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781592130856 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592130860 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781592130863 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks HT352.U6 M36 2004


United States

Variant Title

Work and home on the metropolitan fringe