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Berglund, Barbara
Making San Francisco American : cultural frontiers in the urban West, 1846-1906 / Barbara Berglund
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2007
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 3rd Floor  F869.S35 B47 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Subject(s) City and town life -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Elite (Social sciences) -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Social control -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Assimilation (Sociology) -- California -- San Francisco -- History
National characteristics, American -- History
Political culture -- California -- San Francisco -- History
Subject San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social conditions
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations
Physical Description xviii, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index
Contents Introduction: Ordering the Disorderly City - Nation-Making on Cultural Ground -- 1. Living in the City: Everyday Cultures of Restaurants, Hotels, and Boardinghouses -- 2. Playing in the City: Vicious and Virtuous Amusement -- 3. Making Race in the City: Chinatown's Tourist Terrain -- 4. Celebrating the City: Labor, Progress, and the Promenade at the Mechanics' Institute Fairs -- 5. Imagining the City: The California Midwinter International Exposition -- Conclusion: Creating an American Place: Cultural Ordering's Broader Implications

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