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Title Cities of hope : people, protests, and progress in urbanizing Latin America, 1870-1930 / edited by Ronn Pineo and James A. Baer
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2010 printing, ©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages) : 1 map
Contents Chapter Introduction / James A. Baer Ronn Pineo -- chapter 1 Political Impulses: Popular Participation in Formal and Informal Politics, Bogotá, Colombia / David Sowell -- chapter 2 Dangerous Streets: Trolleys, Labor Conflict, and the Reorganization of Public Space in Montevideo, Uruguay / Anton Rosenthal -- chapter 3 Mexico City: Popular Classes and Revolutionary Politics / John Lear -- chapter 4 Viva La Revolución Social! Postrevolutionary Tenant Protest and State Housing Reform in Veracruz, Mexico / Andrew Grant Wood -- chapter 5 Buenos Aires: Housing Reform and the Decline of the Liberal State in Argentina / James A. Baer -- chapter 6 Civilizing the City of Kings: Hygiene and Housing in Lima, Peru / David S. Parker -- chapter 7 Public Health Care in Valparaíso, Chile / Ronn Pineo -- chapter 8 The Sick and the Dead: Epidemic and Contagious Disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Sam Adamo -- chapter 9 The Cities of Panama: Sixty Years of Development / Sharon Phillipps Collazos -- chapter 10 Urbanization, the Working Class, and Reform / Ronn Pineo James A. Baer
Notes "04 June 2010"--Colophon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject City and town life -- Latin America
Urbanization -- Latin America.
Working class -- Housing -- Latin America
Working class -- Medical care -- Latin America
Working class -- Political activity -- Latin America
City and town life.
Working class -- Housing.
Working class -- Medical care.
Working class -- Political activity.
Latin America.
Form Electronic book
Author Baer, James A.
Pineo, Ronn F., 1954-
ISBN 0429970196