Free Read [Crime Book] ☆ Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods - by John Gurda TomBarrett Þ



Published by Historic Milwaukee, Inc this 466 page book is the most comprehensive account of grassroots Milwaukee ever published Based on a popular series of posters published by the City of Milwaukee in the 1980s, the book features both historical chronicles and contemporary portraits of 37 neighborhoods that emerged before World War II, an ensemble that defines the hiPublished by Historic Milwaukee, Inc this 466 page book is the most comprehensive account of grassroots Milwaukee ever published Based on a popular series of posters published by the City of Milwaukee in the 1980s, the book features both historical chronicles and contemporary portraits of 37 neighborhoods that emerged before World War II, an ensemble that defines the historic heart of the city The book also features 11 new neighborhood posters by artist Jan Kotowicz, who created the original series.
John Gurda TomBarrett
John Gurda is a Milwaukee born writer and historian who has been studying his hometown since 1972 He is the author of nineteen books, on subjects ranging from life insurance to Frank Lloyd Wright and from heavy industries to historic cemeteries The Making of Milwaukee is Gurda s most ambitious effort With 450 pages, than 500 illustrations, and a cast of thousands, it is the first feature length history of the community published since 1948 Milwaukee Public Television premiered an Emmy Award winning documentary series based on the book in 2006.In addition to his work as an author, Gurda is a lecturer, tour guide, and local history columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel He holds a B.A in English from Boston College and an M.A in Cultural Geography from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Gurda is an eight time winner of the Wisconsin Historical Society s Award of Merit.

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Commentaires:

Patricia
I love this book! John Gurda writes with open eyes and an open heart about the history of 37 neighborhoods in Milwaukee. I learned a lot of interesting things about Milwaukee and the architectural and people-moving patterns that have shaped it. And so many wonderful pictures! - historical and contemporary. Highly recommended.

Art
This is the fabric of Milwaukee, a cloth woven from the thirty-seven neighborhoods that emerged before World War II. John Gurda describes these neighborhoods as small-scale hometowns, serving as building blocks of the city.Each city defines its neighborhoods in different ways. Minneapolis city council, for example, formed a confederation of neighborhoods with borders defined. Chicago in the twenties delineated community areas.Milwaukee, meanwhile, needs this book, written by Gurda as an "informe [...]

Sharon
This is a beautifully photographed book of 37 neighborhoods of Milwaukee. It is very easy reading in Gurda's descriptive, yet fluid writing style. This is a must read for local history buffs.

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