Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History

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From the Publisher

"[The] authors infuse the city and its history with life.... [Readers] will emerge with an uncommonly complete picture of the character of Baltimore and its people."
Nancy Brennan, Executive Director, Baltimore City Life Museums

"The Baltimore Book tells the story of the real people of Baltimore—the true fabric of the city. These are the courageous individuals who fought for their right to work, and fought for their right to buy a home and live where they chose. Their goals and their struggle to achieve those goals is the real story of how a city grows."
Barbara A. Mikulski, United States Senator from Maryland

"...'must' reading for anyone who wishes to develop a comprehensive view of the city's history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries...."
Robert J. Brugger, Editor, Maryland Historical Magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566391849
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1993
  • Series: Critical Perspectives On The P Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 953,806
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Linda Shopes is Associate Historian at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
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