Gateway to vacationland :the making of Portland, Maine /John F. Bauman.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-286911

Description

xvii, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

History.

Originator

Bauman, John F., 1938-

Contents

From beleaguered outpost to booming port city, 1632/1860 -- Civil War, the great fire, and re-shaping Portland's urban image -- J.B. Baxter's city: from seaport entrepot to port of call, 1882/1896 -- Urban growth, urban problems, and a new vision of the city beautiful: Portland as a progressive city, 1893/1915 -- The sunrise gateway in Depression and war -- Postwar Portland, 1943/1965 -- The gateway reborn, 1965/1985 -- Conclusion: service city, tourist city, modern Portland.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

xvii, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9781558499096 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499091 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499089 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558499083 (library cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F29.P9 B28 2012

Places

Portland (Me.)