Stephen Dale

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Shift Change

Scenes from a Post-industrial Revolution

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban … 252 View
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Tectonic Shift

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This chapter describes Hamilton as it once was: foundries belching iron oxide into the atmosphere, traffic jams driven by shift changes at factories, and workers toiling at all hours of the day … 25 $2.50 Add
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Boom, Bust, and a Double-Sided Bohemian Renaissance

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This chapter surveys some of the attempts to develop and revitalize Hamilton’s downtown core. Although the initial efforts were unsuccessful, a few optimists valiantly plotted … 48 $4.80 Add
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The "Creative Class" Creates a Global Urban Clash

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In this chapter, the author examines the relationship between Hamilton and Toronto, and how these two once-divided cities are now closely intertwined. The chapter also explores gentrification in … 53 $5.30 Add
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A Blue-Collar Legacy – for Better and for Worse

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This chapter examines the dual nature of Hamilton, and poses key questions about the city. Can history be the basis for a roadmap forward? Are there unique aspects of Hamilton’s past that … 49 $4.90 Add
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Slogging towards Tomorrow

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This chapter examines the activities of the Hamilton Roundtable and other similar institutions, which sought to bridge the gaps between government, the non-profit sector, business, churches, and … 48 $4.80 Add