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www.common-place.org · VOL. 03 · NO. 04 · July 2003

Claudia & Richard Bushman
Salt Lake City

Inga Clendinnen
Mexico City

Denys Delâge and Mathieu d’Avignon
Quebec City

John Demos
Potosi

Adrian L. Denis
Havana

Jay Gitlin
St. Louis

Joyce Goodfriend
New Amsterdam

Christine Hunefeldt
Lima

Thomas Ingersoll
New Orleans

the City Issue

Gary B. Nash
A Worm’s Eye View
Early American cities from the ground up

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James E. Ivey
Santa Fe

Michelle Jolly
San Francisco

Sarah Luria
Washington, D.C.

Doug Monroy
Los Angeles

Richard Price
Paramaribo

Seth Rockman
Baltimore

David S. Shields
Charleston

Billy G. Smith
Philadelphia

Carl Smith
Chicago

Laurel Ulrich
Boston

Re-readings
Benjamin L. Carp
Cities in Review
Re-reading Cities in the Wilderness and Cities in Revolt by Carl Bridenbaugh

Shane White
Founding Others
Re-reading of The Urban Crucible by Gary B. Nash

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Reviews
Peter C. Baldwin
Engendering the City
Review of Reforming Men and Women by Bruce Dorsey

Andrew R. L. Cayton
Olympia’s Gaze
Review of Amsterdam by Geert Mak and Paris by Patrice Higonnet

Gangs Paul A. Gilje
Gangs, the Five Points, and the American Public
Review of Gangs of New York, Gangs of Chicago, and Barbary Coast by Herbert Asbury and Five Points by Tyler Anbinder

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Pastimes
Cathy Corman
Travels with Mommy
A history of guidebooks to American cities

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WebsterVox Pop
Joshua Brown
CSI (1849)
Murder, narrative, and historical inquiry

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Tales from the Vault
David Rumsey
Historical Maps Online
How a private collection evolved into a public Internet library

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The Common School
Michael H. Ebner
Nurturing Romance
Between then and now

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Object Lessons
Sharon Ann Holt
Race in the Park
Interpreting slavery and liberty at Independence Park in Philadelphia

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