Streetcar Suburbs

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Harvard University Press, 1978 - History - 236 pages
In the last third of the nineteenth century Boston grew from a crowded merchant town, in which nearly everybody walked to work, to the modern divided metropolis. The street railway created this division of the metropolis into an inner city of commerce and slums and an outer city of commuter suburbs. This book tells who built the new city, and why, and how.
 

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looks like interesting history of Roxbury.

Contents

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1
III
15
IV
35
V
46
VI
67
VII
117
VIII
153
IX
169
X
179
XI
187
XII
193
XIII
205
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Sam Bass Warner, Jr., is Visiting Professor of Urban History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.