The Rise of the Cities 1820-1920Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 | Unabridged
History is dramatic-and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation. The Rise of the Cities discusses the factors leading to the settlement and growth of cities in the United States and examines some of the social problems that are part of city life. The authors explore the role of technological advances, governing strategies, and social welfare.
Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 03 min.)) : digital