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The Public CityThe Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900$
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Philip Ethington

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520230019

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520230019.001.0001

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The postwar reconstruction of the urban public sphere

The postwar reconstruction of the urban public sphere

(p.208) Chapter 5 The postwar reconstruction of the urban public sphere
The Public City


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This chapter examines the emergence of new structural features of the urban political public sphere in San Francisco, California in the immediate post-Civil War years. It highlights the entry of women into the public sphere and analyzes the attempt to shape the electorate through complex registration and election laws. The chapter also discusses the availability of new forums of mass communication to further restructure the possibilities of mobilization.

Keywords:   political public sphere, San Francisco, California, post-Civil War, women, electorate, election laws, mass communication, mobilization

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