Names of Pittsburgh: How the City, Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks and more got their Names

Names of Pittsburgh: How the City, Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks and more got their Names

by Bob Regan
     
 

Bob Regan mines the rich vein of Pittsburgh's history by continually finding a new lens through which to view the past. His previous two books-The Steps of Pittsburgh and The Bridges of Pittsburgh-were received with acclaim, drawing fans from the Pittsburgh diaspora around the world. The Names of Pittsburgh does the same as Regan explores the names of the men and… See more details below

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Bob Regan mines the rich vein of Pittsburgh's history by continually finding a new lens through which to view the past. His previous two books-The Steps of Pittsburgh and The Bridges of Pittsburgh-were received with acclaim, drawing fans from the Pittsburgh diaspora around the world. The Names of Pittsburgh does the same as Regan explores the names of the men and women-not to mention scientific paraphernalia, patents, astronomical terms, grape varietals, et al.-from the region's history which dot the landscape. Each provides a segue into a broader discussion of some fascinating aspect of Pittsburgh's past.

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ISBN-13:
9780977042975
Publisher:
Local History Company, The
Publication date:
08/10/2009
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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