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Philip J. Ethington. The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Fransciso, 1850-1900. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xvi + 464 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-41565-1.
Reviewed by Maureen A. Flanagan (Michigan State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 1995)