The Gate City

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Edition: Revised
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1997-07-28
Publisher(s): Univ of Nebraska Pr
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Author Biography

Lawrence H. Larsen is a professor of history at the University of Missouri–Kansas City. He is the author of The Urban South: A History (1990), Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times (1994), and other books.
Barbara J. Cottrell is a historian with the National Archives–Central Plains Region.
Harl A. Dalstrom is a professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Part One 1850-1870 1(60)
1. The Signal Station at the Entrance of a Garden
2. A Little Pioneer Town
Part Two 1870-1900 61(66)
3. Omaha Was Born with Her Fighting Garment
4. The City Has Grown Too Fast
PART THREE 1900-1930 127(66)
5. A Future Rich with Promise
6. Laws that People Don't Believe in Can't be Enforced
Part Four 1930-1960 193(50)
7. The Heart, Mind, and Body of Our Country
8. At Heart It Is Still a City in the Making
Part Five 1960-1980 243(54)
9. The Dynamics of Quality
10. I Sensed a Restlessness
Conclusion 1980-1997 297(24)
Harl A. Dalstrom
11. We Don't Want a Bull on a Pedestal
For Further Reading 321(24)
Index 345

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