ARTIBISE, Alan F.J
Title: Winnipeg : A Social History of Urban Growth 1874-1914. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and London, 1975, ISBN:0773502025 1975
Seller ID: 34242
ARTIBISE, Alan F.J. Winnipeg : A Social History of Urban Growth 1874-1914. Montreal and London: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xiv,-382,(4) + 8 pages of plates + folding map. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine.
"When Winnipeg was incorporated as a city in 1874 its energetic citizens were already boosting it as the 'Chicago of the North'. This 'biography' of one of Canada's major cities graphically describes and analyses the events, people, trends, and social movements that played a key role in its phenomenal growth and development up to the First World War." - from the dj.
1. The Origins and Incorporation of Winnipeg;
2. The Dominance of a Commercial Elite;
3. Civic Politics: The Search for Business Efficiency in Municipal Affairs;
4. Winnipeg's Legacy: Geography, Ralroads, and a Triumphant Growth Ethic;
5. Winnipeg: Port of the Northwest;
6. The Search for Cheap Power: Private Enterprise, Monopoly, and Municipal Ownership;
7. The Campaign for Immigrants and Industry;
8. Population Growth and Change in Winnipeg;
9. The Urban Environment;
10. The Immigrant Problem: Accommodation, Disease, and Economic Adjustment;
11. The Immigrant Problem: Education and Assimilation;
12. The Commercial Elite and the Water Supply Problem;
13. Public Health versus the Private City;
14. Red Lights in Winnipeg: Segregated Vice, Moral Reformers, and Civic Politics;
15. The Rise and Demise of a City Planning Movement.
Small pen mark on one page, light edgewear else very good in nicked dustjacket. 28.00