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Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : 9780804792271
ISBN 13 : 0804792275

American cities, once economic and social launch pads for their residents, are all too often plagued by poverty and decay. One need only to look at the ruins of Detroit to see how ..


Boom Town

ISBN 10 : 9781569763704
ISBN 13 : 1569763704

Investigating the personal stories behind the headquarters of the Wal-Mart empire, this examination focuses on the growth of Bentonville, Arkansas--a microcosm of America's social,..


Upper Tittabawasee River Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015071301488
ISBN 13 :

"This is a story that has long needed telling. It is the story of not one town, but four towns that made up an area, and as a result of their being, made possible the growth of a n..


Texas Boomtowns

ISBN 10 : 9781625856227
ISBN 13 : 1625856229

On January 10, 1901, Beaumont awoke to the historic roar of the Spindletop gusher. A flood of frantic fortune seekers heard its call and quickly descended on the town. Over the nex..


The Boom Towns

ISBN 10 : 1590840682
ISBN 13 : 9781590840689

Examines the Western boomtowns that developed in the nineteenth-century as thousands of settlers and immigrants migrated to the new frontiers...


Boom Town

ISBN 10 : 1442059400
ISBN 13 : 9781442059405

After her family moves to California where her father goes to work in the gold fields, Amanda decides to make her own fortune baking pies and she encourages others to provide the n..


The Boom Town

ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822043021427
ISBN 13 :

Compilation of fifteen articles on social and planning problems peculiar to boom towns...