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Mohl, Raymond A.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 131 publications in 2 languages and 5,881 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HT123, 362.5097471
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Most widely held works about Raymond A Mohl
 
Most widely held works by Raymond A Mohl
Poverty in New York, 1783-1825 by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Making of urban America by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of the Making of Urban America highlights recent scholarship and shows the continued vitality of U.S. urban history. The methodological variety of the selections and the comprehensive bibliographic essay make the volume valuable to students and scholars alike
The paradox of progressive education : the Gary plan and urban schooling by Ronald D Cohen( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new city : urban America in the Industrial Age, 1860-1920 by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban policy in twentieth-century America by Arnold R Hirsch( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban America in historical perspective by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new African American urban history( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The urban experience; themes in American history by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steel city : urban and ethnic patterns in Gary, Indiana, 1906-1950 by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on sunbelt cities and recent urban America by Robert B Fairbanks( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of the south : Jewish activists and the civil rights movement in Miami, 1945-1960 by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Raymond Mohl offers an original interpretation of the role of Jewish civil rights activists in promoting racial change in post-World War II Miami."
Interstate : highway politics and policy since 1939 by Mark H Rose( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new, expanded edition brings the story of the Interstates into the twenty-first century. It includes an account of the destruction of homes, businesses, and communities as the urban expressways of the highway network destroyed large portions of the nation & rsquo;s central cities. Mohl and Rose analyze the subsequent urban freeway revolts, when citizen protest groups battled highway builders in San Francisco, Baltimore, Memphis, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and other cities. Their detailed research in the archival records of the Bureau of Public Roads, the Federal Highway Administration, and the U.S. Department of Transportation brings to light significant evidence of federal action to tame the spreading freeway revolts, curb the authority of state highway engineers, and promote the devolution of transportation decision making to the state and regional level. They analyze the passage of congressional legislation in the 1990s, especially the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), that initiated a major shift of Highway Trust Fund dollars to mass transit and light rail, as well as to hiking trails and bike lanes. Mohl and Rose conclude with the surprising popularity of the recent freeway teardown movement, an effort to replace deteriorating, environmentally damaging, and sometimes dangerous elevated expressway segments through the inner cities. Sometimes led by former anti-highway activists of the 1960s and 1970s, teardown movements aim to restore the urban street grid, provide space for new streetcar lines, and promote urban revitalization efforts. This revised edition continues to be marked by accessible writing and solid research by two well-known scholars. Raymond A. Mohl is distinguished professor of history at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is the author of South of the South: Jewish Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960 and co-editor of The Making of Urban America, 3rd edition. Mark H. Rose is professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Cities of Light and Heat: Domesticating Gas and Electricity in Urban America and coauthor of The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines and American Public Policy in the Twentieth Century. Praise for the previous edition of Interstate "The tale that Mark Rose relates in great detail is an illuminating one of pressure politics, revealing aspects of the fragmentation of social and political life rarely examined by scholars."--Richard Lowitt, American Studies "The best researched, most readable single document on the formation of U.S. auto-dominant policy."--Robert C. Stuart, Policy Studies Journal. "Rose has done pioneering work in highway history. This is a small book but an important one. We are becoming more acutely aware that in our world technology and politics are inextricably intertwined. Here is an excellent case study."--John B. Rae, ISIS. "An extensively researched, brief, and important study that adds to our knowledge of interest group politics and the impact of the motor vehicle in the United States."--Blaine A. Brownell, American Historical Review. "An excellent contribution to political and transportation history. ... an extremely useful account of the various hearings, conferences, and behind-the-scenes maneuverings that finally led to federal absorption of 90 percent of construction costs through the instrumentality of the Highway Trust Fund. ... an impressive beginning to historical scholarship on a vastly important topic."--Kenneth T. Jackson, Journal of American History. "A remarkably thorough, objective survey and analysis of the role of various interest groups in fashioning highway policies in the 1940s and 1950s. ... a pioneer, definitive examination of highway development and transportation policy-making from the standpoints of various special interest groups." -- Michael Robinson, Public Works Historical Society. This volume will fill an important area in many collections that probably have several volumes on transportation development after 1956. Persons interested in political processes, policy formation, and urban history will find this volume a useful and important contribution toward understanding the post-World War II period
Far East, Down South : Asians in the American South by Chizuru Saeki( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty, public relief, and private charity in New York City, 1784-1825 by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The International Institute Movement and ethnic pluralism by Raymond A Mohl( Book )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new African American urban history( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black immigrants : Bahamians in early twentieth-century Miami by Raymond A Mohl( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interstate : Express Highway Politics, 1939-2009 by Mark H Rose( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new, expanded edition brings the story of the Interstates into the twenty-first century. It includes an account of the destruction of homes, businesses, and communities as the urban expressways of the highway network destroyed large portions of the nation's central cities. Mohl and Rose analyze the subsequent urban freeway revolts, when citizen protest groups battled highway builders in San Francisco, Baltimore, Memphis, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and other cities. Their detailed research in the archival records of the Bureau of Public Roads, the Federal Highway Administratio
 
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The new African American urban history
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The new African American urban historySouth of the south : Jewish activists and the civil rights movement in Miami, 1945-1960