Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City

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This book is based on years of research and includes contributions by such noted American historians as Henry Steele Commager and Oscar Handlin.
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Overview

This book is based on years of research and includes contributions by such noted American historians as Henry Steele Commager and Oscar Handlin.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780918058027
  • Publisher: Authors Edition, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1980

Table of Contents

Foreword 6
Pittsburgh at 2000 8
Chapter 1 Forts in the Wilderness 9
Chapter 2 Gateway to the West 47
Chapter 3 The City Grows 81
Chapter 4 The Civil War and its Aftermath 129
Chapter 5 The Hearth of the Nation 177
Chapter 6 Problems of Labor 209
Chapter 7 The Entrepreneurs 219
Chapter 8 The Muckracking Era 261
Chapter 9 Between Two Wars 321
Chapter 10 Rebirth 373
Chapter 11 Levelling Off 449
Chapter 12 The City of Champions 537
Chapter 13 Renaissance II 533
Chapter 14 The Great Transformation in the Eighties 593
Chapter 15 The Best Is Yet to Come 641
Chronology of Events from 1717 Till 1999 673
Bibliography 759
Index of Photographers 766
Index 766
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