InProperty Rules, Robin L. Einhorn uses City Council records-previously thought destroyed-and census data to track the course of city government in Chicago, providing an important reinterpretation of the relationship between political and social structures in the nineteenth-century American city. A Choice "Outstanding Academic Book" "[A] masterful study of policy-making in Chicago."--Choice "[A] major contribution to urban and political history. . . . [A]n excellent book."--Jeffrey S. Adler,American Historical Review "[A]n enlightening trip. . . . Einhorn's foray helps make sense out of the transition from Jacksonian to Gilded Age politics on the local level. . . . [She] has staked out new ground that others would do well to explore."--Arnold R. Hirsch,American Journal of Legal History "A well-documented and informative classic on urban politics."--Daniel W. Kwong,Law Books in ReviewEinhorn, Robin L. is the author of 'Property Rules Political Economy in Chicago, 1833-1872' with ISBN 9780226194844 and ISBN 0226194841.