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Mapping Chicago, Imagining Metropolises: Reconsidering the Zonal Model of Urban Growth

Elaine Lewinnek

in The Working Man’s Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199769223
eISBN:
9780199395484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769223.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Many Chicago land speculators, tourists, sociologists, city planners, and city reformers imagined their city as a series of concentric circles, radiating outward like ripples from a pebble dropped in ... More


Organization of Space: The Imperial Spectacle

Queeny Pradhan

in Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on how the nature of the colonial capitalist enterprise accelerated in this period. Communication networks were frantically developed to link railways with roads and bridges, ... More


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