By John C. Putman

ISBN-10: 0874177367

ISBN-13: 9780874177367

This booklet strains the interaction of sophistication, gender, and politics in progressive-era Seattle, Washington throughout the formative interval of industrialization and the institution of a countrywide industry economic system. With the fast westward growth of the capitalist market by means of the sunrise of the twentieth century, nationwide political and fiscal pressures considerably remodeled either urban and area. regardless of the region's great typical assets, the West had a hugely urbanized inhabitants, surpassing even that of the commercial Northeast. Westerners celebrated the region's wide-open areas, or even although a wide a part of the West's economic system was once based within the mines, fields, and forests, such a lot selected to reside within the urban. towns hence witnessed the intersection of sophistication, gender, and political reform as citizens struggled to <br>

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