Town Into City (Paperback)
Springfield, Massachusetts, and the Meaning of Community, 1840-1880 (Harvard Studies in Urban History #10)
Harvard University Press, 9780674898264, 301pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 1980
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Through the history of one city Michael Frisch provides a persuasive and graceful account of the shifting context of urban experience. He traces the shift of people's perception of community from an informal, direct sensation to a formal, perceived abstraction, thus relating the history of a place to the history of an idea.