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Title:
Community and social change in America
Author:
Bender, Thomas.
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Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
xiii, 159 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780813508580
Format :
Book

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Central Library HN57 .B455 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

Did urbanization kill `community' in the nineteenth century, or even earlier? In this highly regarded volume Bender argues not only that community survivedthe trials of industrialization and urbanization but that it remains a fundamental element of Americ


Author Notes

Thomas Bender is Samuel Rudin Professor of the Humanities and professor of history at New York University


Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Meanings of Communityp. 3
Chapter 2 Social Theory and the Problem of Communityp. 15
Chapter 3 Community in American Historyp. 45
Community in American Historiographyp. 45
Locality as Community, 1630-1870p. 61
Community and the Bifurcation of Society, 1850-1900p. 108
Chapter 4 Social Networks and the Experience of Communityp. 121
Chapter 5 Epilog: History and Community Todayp. 143
Indexp. 151

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