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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 59 citing Philadelphia: A 300 Year History.

As Long as They Don't Move Next Door: Segregation and Racial Conflict in ...

Stephen Grant Meyer - History - 2001 - 352 pages
"The first full-length national history of American race relations examined through the lens of housing discrimination."--Jacket.
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Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950

Walter Licht - Business & Economics - 2000 - 336 pages
How did working people find jobs in the past? How has the process changed over time for various groups of job seekers? Are outcomes influenced more by general economic ...
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Celebrating the Fourth: Independence Day and the Rites of Nationalism in the ...

Len Travers - History - 1999 - 288 pages
Public rituals have always held a vital place in American culture. By far the noisiest and most popular of these to emerge in the nation's early years was Independence Day ...
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Frank Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America

S. A. Paolantonio - Mayors - 1993 - 405 pages
Here at last is the first full-scale biography of Frank L. Rizzo, one of the most beloved and feared public figures in urban American history. Sweeping and finely detailed ...
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Biographical Dictionary of the Union: Northern Leaders of the Civil War

John T. Hubbell, James W. Geary - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 683 pages
Provides entries on 872 men and women who influenced public policy, opinion, and events in the Union.
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Historic Preservation in the USA

Karolin Frank, Patricia Petersen - Political Science - 2002 - 265 pages
Since the 1960s, public attention has been drawn increasingly towards the thematic link between historic preservation and urban planning. Nowadays, the organized historic ...
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Imagining Philadelphia: Travelers' Views of the City from 1800 to the Present

Philip Stevick - History - 1996 - 204 pages
In travel narratives, in correspondence, in diaries, and even in fiction, travelers to Philadelphia have bequeathed to us a bounty of "as many Philadelphias as there are ...
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Eakins Revealed : The Secret Life of an American Artist: The Secret Life of ...

Henry Adams Professor of American Art Case Western Reserve University - History - 2005 - 608 pages
Thomas Eakins is widely considered one of the great American painters, an artist whose uncompromising realism helped move American art from the Victorian era into the modern ...
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Henry Ossawa Tanner: A Spiritual Biography

Marcus Bruce, Henry Ossawa Tanner - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 208 pages
Henry Ossawa Tanner is a turn-of-the-century African-American painter who achieved great success in France and is now becoming even more famous in the U.S. Alongside the ...
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