Cleveland

Cleveland

A Concise History, 1796–1996
Second Edition
Carol Poh Miller and Robert Wheeler
Distribution: World
Publication date: 9/21/2009
Format: paper 232 pages, 21 b&w photos
5.5 x 8.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-21147-7
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This highly successful short history of Cleveland has now been revised and brought up to date through 1996, the bicentennial year, including two new chapters, and new illustrations and charts.

Author Bio

Carol Poh Miller is a historical consultant in Cleveland. She has written extensively on Cleveland history and architecture, for which she received the Public Education and Awareness Award from the Ohio Historical Society in 1988.
Robert Wheeler is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Cleveland State University. He has written extensively on early Cleveland history.

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Table of Contents

Part One: A Commercial Hamlet is Founded
1. Founding and Formation of the Settlement: 1796–1800
2. Survival Assured: 1800–1811
3. Hamlet as Village: 1812–1824
Part Two: Commercial Village to Commercial City
4. Canal Village to Provincial Center: 1825–1845
5. A National Urban Center Emerges: 1845–1860
Part Three: Rise of the Industrial City
6. A City Transformed: 1860–1869
7. The Industrial Age: 1870–1899
8. The Progressive Years: 1900–1914
9. Metropolitan Expansion: 1915–1929
Part Four: Toward the Postindustrial City
10. An End to Prosperity: 1930–1939
11. War and Renewal: 1940–1949
12. Exodus and Decline: 1950–1965
13. The Loss of Confidence: 1966–1979
14. Comeback City?: 1980–1989
Epilogue, 1990–1996