Pennsylvania History: Essays and Documents

Pennsylvania History: Essays and Documents

by Jeffrey A Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205701663

ISBN-13: 9780205701667

Pub. Date: 02/11/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An edited collection of primary and secondary documents on Pennsylvania's role in national and international events from Penn's time to the present.The book introduces the complexities of the modern world by investigating the wide array of peoples and interests that have defined Pennsylvania's"pluralistic past.Issues that are relevant to our twenty-first century

Overview

An edited collection of primary and secondary documents on Pennsylvania's role in national and international events from Penn's time to the present.The book introduces the complexities of the modern world by investigating the wide array of peoples and interests that have defined Pennsylvania's"pluralistic past.Issues that are relevant to our twenty-first century world, such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, religion, politics, culture, labor, immigration, migration, war, rebellion, industrialization, de-industrialization, and transportation, etc.,are explored through the lives and experiences of ordinary as well as extraordinary Pennsylvanians. This work presents the perspectives of working historians and of the diverse peoples they chronicle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205701667
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/11/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Native Pennsylvania

Chapter Two: Developing the Delaware Valley

Chapter Three: Pennsylvania Peoples

Chapter Four: Pennsylvania and the Struggle for Empire

Chapter Five: Pennsylvania's Revolutions

Chapter Six: Pennsylvania and the New Nation

Chapter Seven: Pennsylvania's Market and Transportation Revolutions

Chapter Eight: Jacksonian Pennsylvania

Chapter Nine: Pennsylvania and the Coming Crisis

Chapter Ten: Pennsylvania and the Civil War

Chapter Eleven: Gilded Age Pennsylvania

Chapter Twelve: Progressive Era Pennsylvania

Chapter Thirteen: World War I and 1920s Pennsylvania

Chapter Fourteen: The Great Depression Pennsylvania

Chapter Fifteen: Pennsylvania and the Second World War

Chapter Sixteen: Pennsylvania and the Movements of the 1950s and 1960s

Chapter Seventeen: Post-Industrial Pennsylvania

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