The Monied Metropolis

Pub Date : 2003-02-03 | Author : Sven Beckert | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521524105
ISBN 13 : 9780521524100

This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite...

The American Bourgeoisie

Pub Date : 2010-12-20 | Author : J. Rosenbaum | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230115569
ISBN 13 : 023011556X

This volume engages a fundamental disciplinary question about this period in American history: how did the bourgeoisie consolidate their power and fashion themselves not simply as ..

Civil Society Associations And Urban Places

Pub Date : 2016-12-05 | Author : Boudien de Vries | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351951104
ISBN 13 : 1351951106

In recent years the concept of 'civil society' has become central to the historian's understanding of class, cultural and political power in the nineteenth-century town and city. I..

Ruling America

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Gary Gerstle | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674037199
ISBN 13 : 0674037197

This book offers a panoramic history of our country's ruling elites from the time of the American Revolution to the present. At its heart is the greatest of American paradoxes: How..