Boss Cox's Cincinnati : Urban Politics in the Progressive Era, by Miller, Zane L.
- ISBN: 9780814250648 | 0814250645
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/1/2000
In documenting the changes Cincinnati experienced during the Progressive Era, Zane L. Miller provides a clear perspective on the processes of urbanization that transformed the American city. His focus is political because politics provided continuity amid the diversity of city life. The most important aspect of political continuity in Cincinnati and in other cities was "bossism", often depicted as an example of corruption, but which was in many cities part of the quest for a new urban order. In Cincinnati, Boss George B. Cox's machine