World War I and Urban Order The Local Class Politics of National Mobilization by Adam J. Hodges
  

Synopsis

World War I and Urban Order The Local Class Politics of National Mobilization by Adam J. Hodges

This book uses Portland, Oregon to bring to life the transformation of U.S. cities during the first truly national war mobilization effort. World War I had an enormous impact on urban life and the relationship between cities and the federal government that has been almost entirely unexplored until now.

Reviews

This account by Hodges (history, Univ. of Houston-Clear Lake), tightly centered on Portland, OR (1917-19), is most welcome, particularly because, as he notes, the overwhelmingly 'national focus of the historical literature

'obscured the innovative ways'

. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above. (R. J. Goldstein, Choice, Vol. 54 (2), October, 2016)

About the Author

Adam J. Hodges is Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA. He earned a B.Sc. at the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published peer-reviewed articles on labor history and urban class politics during the Progressive Era.

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Format

Hardback
198 pages

Author

Adam J. Hodges
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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Publication date

26th February 2016

ISBN

9781137515780


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