skip to content
Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916

Author: Anne E Mosher
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
Series: Creating the North American landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

It is a window into an important period of industrial development and its consequences on communities and environments in the world-famous steel country of southwestern Pennsylvania.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosher, Anne E., 1959-
Capital's utopia.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607076619
Online version:
Mosher, Anne E., 1959-
Capital's utopia.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)608369326
Named Person: George Gibson McMurtry; Frederick Law Olmsted; George Gibson McMurtry; Frederick Law Olmsted; George Gibson McMurtry; Frederick Law Olmsted; George Gibson McMurtry; Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne E Mosher
ISBN: 0801873819 9780801873812
OCLC Number: 51342476
Description: xvii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I: Vandergrift's antecedents --
Experimentation in the Kiskiminetas Valley iron industry --
Apollo's uneasy transition from iron to steel --
II: Vision, plan, and place: the cretion of Vandergrift --
The McMurtry, Olmsted, and Eliot plan for Vandergrift --
Settling the Vandergrift Peninsula --
III: Gauging Vandergrift's success --
The steel strike of 1901 --
Growing pains for a "model town."
Series Title: Creating the North American landscape.
Responsibility: Anne E. Mosher.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The incorporation of historical geography enhances this engaging micro-study of US industrialization. * Choice * A richly written, vivid description of the complex relations between capital, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(39)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51342476> # Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "51342476" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Place/baltimore> ; # Baltimore
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/industrie_siderurgique> ; # Industrie sidérurgique
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/871307> ; # Company towns
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/979165> ; # Iron and steel workers
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Person/olmsted_frederick_law_1822_1903> ; # Frederick Law Olmsted
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862177> ; # City planning
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/urbanisme_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> ; # Urbanisme--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/amenagement_urbain> ; # Aménagement urbain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/1900_1914> ; # 1900-1914
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/villes_minieres_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> ; # Villes minières--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/urbanisme_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> ; # Urbanisme--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/iron_and_steel_workers_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> ; # Iron and steel workers--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/economie> ; # Économie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/city_planning_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> ; # City planning--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1223405> ; # Pennsylvania--Vandergrift.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> ; # Economic history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/siderurgie_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> ; # Sidérurgie--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/73227369> ; # George Gibson McMurtry
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Place/vandergrift_penns> ; # Vandergrift (Penns.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/travailleurs_du_fer_et_de_l_acier_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> ; # Travailleurs du fer et de l'acier--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132700> ; # Steel industry and trade--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/steel_industry_and_trade_social_aspects_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> ; # Steel industry and trade--Social aspects--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/siderurgie_personnel_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> ; # Sidérurgie--Personnel--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/histoire> ; # Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/acier_industrie_et_commerce_aspect_social_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> ; # Acier--Industrie et commerce--Aspect social--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/974.881/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/societe> ; # Société
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Place/vandergrift_pa> ; # Vandergrift (Pa.)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/49240034> ; # Frederick Law Olmsted
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/villes_fermees_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> ; # Villes fermées--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/company_towns_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> ; # Company towns--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/cite_ouvriere> ; # Cité ouvrière
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/1850_1899> ; # 1850-1899
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Person/mcmurtry_george_gibson_1838_1915> ; # George Gibson McMurtry
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/199663938> ; # Anne E. Mosher
   schema:datePublished "2004" ;
   schema:description "I: Vandergrift's antecedents -- Experimentation in the Kiskiminetas Valley iron industry -- Apollo's uneasy transition from iron to steel -- II: Vision, plan, and place: the cretion of Vandergrift -- The McMurtry, Olmsted, and Eliot plan for Vandergrift -- Settling the Vandergrift Peninsula -- III: Gauging Vandergrift's success -- The steel strike of 1901 -- Growing pains for a "model town.""@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/228685924> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Series/creating_the_north_american_landscape> ; # Creating the North American landscape.
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608369326> ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607076619> ;
   schema:name "Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916"@en ;
   schema:productID "51342476" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51342476#PublicationEvent/baltimore_johns_hopkins_university_press_2004> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Agent/johns_hopkins_university_press> ; # Johns Hopkins University Press
   schema:url <http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/jhu051/2002156774.html> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy044/2002156774.html> ;
   schema:url <http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy044/2002156774.html> ;
   schema:url <http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/jhu051/2002156774.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780801873812> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51342476> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Agent/johns_hopkins_university_press> # Johns Hopkins University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Johns Hopkins University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Person/mcmurtry_george_gibson_1838_1915> # George Gibson McMurtry
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1838" ;
   schema:deathDate "1915" ;
   schema:familyName "McMurtry" ;
   schema:givenName "George Gibson" ;
   schema:name "George Gibson McMurtry" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Person/olmsted_frederick_law_1822_1903> # Frederick Law Olmsted
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1822" ;
   schema:deathDate "1903" ;
   schema:familyName "Olmsted" ;
   schema:givenName "Frederick Law" ;
   schema:name "Frederick Law Olmsted" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Place/vandergrift_pa> # Vandergrift (Pa.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Vandergrift (Pa.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Place/vandergrift_penns> # Vandergrift (Penns.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Vandergrift (Penns.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Series/creating_the_north_american_landscape> # Creating the North American landscape.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51342476> ; # Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916
   schema:name "Creating the North American landscape." ;
   schema:name "Creating the North American landscape" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/acier_industrie_et_commerce_aspect_social_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> # Acier--Industrie et commerce--Aspect social--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Acier--Industrie et commerce--Aspect social--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/amenagement_urbain> # Aménagement urbain
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aménagement urbain"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/city_planning_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> # City planning--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026282> ;
   schema:name "City planning--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/company_towns_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> # Company towns--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85029289> ;
   schema:name "Company towns--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/industrie_siderurgique> # Industrie sidérurgique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Industrie sidérurgique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/iron_and_steel_workers_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> # Iron and steel workers--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85068167> ;
   schema:name "Iron and steel workers--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/siderurgie_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> # Sidérurgie--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sidérurgie--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/siderurgie_personnel_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> # Sidérurgie--Personnel--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sidérurgie--Personnel--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/steel_industry_and_trade_social_aspects_pennsylvania_vandergrift_history> # Steel industry and trade--Social aspects--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127829> ;
   schema:name "Steel industry and trade--Social aspects--Pennsylvania--Vandergrift--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/travailleurs_du_fer_et_de_l_acier_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> # Travailleurs du fer et de l'acier--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Travailleurs du fer et de l'acier--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/urbanisme_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> # Urbanisme--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Urbanisme--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/urbanisme_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> # Urbanisme--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Urbanisme--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/villes_fermees_pennsylvanie_vandergrift_histoire> # Villes fermées--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Villes fermées--Pennsylvanie--Vandergrift--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/228685924#Topic/villes_minieres_etats_unis_pennsylvanie_etats_unis> # Villes minières--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Villes minières--États-Unis--Pennsylvanie (États-Unis)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132700> # Steel industry and trade--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Steel industry and trade--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1223405> # Pennsylvania--Vandergrift.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pennsylvania--Vandergrift." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862177> # City planning
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "City planning"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/871307> # Company towns
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Company towns"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901974> # Economic history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economic history"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/979165> # Iron and steel workers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Iron and steel workers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/199663938> # Anne E. Mosher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1959" ;
   schema:familyName "Mosher" ;
   schema:givenName "Anne E." ;
   schema:name "Anne E. Mosher" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49240034> # Frederick Law Olmsted
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1822" ;
   schema:deathDate "1903" ;
   schema:familyName "Olmsted" ;
   schema:givenName "Frederick Law" ;
   schema:name "Frederick Law Olmsted" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73227369> # George Gibson McMurtry
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1838" ;
   schema:deathDate "1915" ;
   schema:familyName "McMurtry" ;
   schema:givenName "George Gibson" ;
   schema:name "George Gibson McMurtry" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780801873812>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0801873819" ;
   schema:isbn "9780801873812" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607076619>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Capital's utopia." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51342476> ; # Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608369326>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Capital's utopia." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51342476> ; # Capital's utopia : Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.