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Sociology 10 The City: An Introduction
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Urbanization of the United States Urbanization in the United States * William Cronon, Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West Chapter 7- Epilogue
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outline The Prairie landscape. The Great Lakes, the River valleys Railroads: 1837 baltimore city to ellicott city. The first rail road in the US. railroad time – from local to standardized time (Greenwich Mean Time) Capital flows from London and New York Over half of the subscriptions to the main Chicago newspaper were held by readers in New York. Grain and the logic of capital: the futures market Sacks of grain vs grain in elevators: degrees of commodification The Chicago Board of Trade Receipts become a futures commodity__________ Lumber and natural capital Theories of value: labor value and natural value; big rock candy mountain. Pop pressure is technology, population and natural resources. Wells in hawaii. Shipping by water,
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2010 for the course SOC 10 taught by Professor Dunn during the Spring '10 term at UC Riverside.

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