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Philadelphia : a 300 year history

Author: Russell Frank Weigley; Nicholas B Wainwright; Edwin Wolf
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book, the first comprehensive history of Philadelphia to be written in nearly three-quarters of a century, the reader will discover a rich and colorful portrait of one of America's most vital, interesting, and illustrious cities. Philadelphia: A 300-Year History traces the political, artistic, physical, and social evolution of the city and illumines its very special spirit--how it has changed in response to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Frank Weigley; Nicholas B Wainwright; Edwin Wolf
ISBN: 0393016102 9780393016109
OCLC Number: 8532897
Notes: "A Barra Foundation book."
Description: x, 842 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The founding / Mary Maples Dunn and Richard S. Dunn --
Village into town / Edwin B. Bronner --
Town into city / Theodore Thayer --
The revolutionary city / Harry M. Tinkcom --
The federal city / Richard G. Miller --
The Athens of America / Edgar P. Richardson --
The age of Nicholas Biddle / Nicholas B. Wainwright --
Industrial development and social crisis / Elizabeth M. Geffen --
The border city in Civil War / Russell F. Weigley --
The centennial city / Dorothy Gondos Beers --
The iron age / Nathaniel Burt and Wallace E. Davies --
Progressivism / Lloyd M. Abernethy --
The city embraces "normalcy" / Arthur P. Dudden --
Depression and war / Margaret B. Tinkcom --
Rally and relapse / Joseph S. Clark and Dennis J. Clark --
The bicentennial city / Stephanie G. Wolf --
Epilogue / Edwin Wolf.
Responsibility: editor, Russell F. Weigley, associate editors, Nicholas B. Wainwright, Edwin Wolf, 2nd.

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In this, the definitive comprehensive history of Philadelphia, the reader will discover a rich and colorful portrait of one of America's most vital, interesting, and illustrious cities.  Read more...

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