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Making it in 19th-century urban America

Bertram S Brown

Making it in 19th-century urban America

another Philadelphia story

by Bertram S Brown

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew dimensions in mental health
    Statementby Bertram S. Brown
    SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (ADM) 76-342, DHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 76-342
    ContributionsNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ; 26 cm
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14910156M

    in 19th-Century France1 Abdul Qaiyum Lodhi University of Waterloo Charles Tilly University of Michigan This investigation treats the plausibility of "structural" and "tension" analyses of the relationships among crimes against persons, crimes against property, collective violence, urban population, and urban growth. A social and political ideology, originating in the early 19th century, that advocated the reorganization of society to overcome the new tensions created by industrialization and restore social harmony through communities based on cooperation. home. It was used in the English textile industry, in small farms, and lock making trades as late as the 19th century. A cottage industry is an industry—primarily manufacturing— which includes many producers, working from their homes, typically part time. The putting out system caused people to be paid in the amount of textiles they produced.


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