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The Peoples of Philadelphia; a history of ethnic groups and lower-class life, 1790-1940.

Author: Allen Freeman Davis; Mark H Haller; Temple University. Committee for Urban Studies.; Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1973]
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peoples of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1973]
(OCoLC)609660892
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Freeman Davis; Mark H Haller; Temple University. Committee for Urban Studies.; Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism.
ISBN: 0877220530 9780877220534
OCLC Number: 876314
Notes: "This book had its origin in a conference on the history of the peoples of Philadelphia held at Temple University April 1-2, 1971, and sponsored by the Committee for Urban Studies and the Center for the Study of Federalism [Temple University]."
Description: ix, 301 p. illus. 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Allen F. Davis --
Poverty, fear, and continuity : An analysis of the poor in late eighteenth-century Philadelphia / John K. Alexander --
Residential mobility within the nineteenth-century city / Stuart M. Blumin --
Urbanization as a cause of violence : Philadelphia as a test case / Michael Feldberg --
Fire companies and gangs in Southwark : The 1840s / Bruce Laurie --
Crime patterns in Philadelphia, 1840-70 / David R. Johnson --
Free Blacks in antebellum Philadelphia / Theodore Hershberg --
"A peaceful city" : Public order in Philadelphia from consolidation through the Civil War / Russell F. Weigley --
Housing the poor in the City of Homes : Philadelphia at the turn of the century / John F. Sutherland --
The immigrant and the city : Poles, Italians, and Jews in Philadelphia, 1870-1920 / Caroline Golab --
Philadelphia's Jewish neighborhoods / Maxwell Whiteman --
Philadelphia's South Italians in the 1920s / Richard A. Varbero --
Recurring themes / Mark H. Haller.
Responsibility: Edited by Allen F. Davis and Mark H. Haller.

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