Urban Capitalists: Entrepreneurs and City Growth in Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh Regions, 1800-1920 / Edition 2

Urban Capitalists: Entrepreneurs and City Growth in Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh Regions, 1800-1920 / Edition 2

by Burton W. Folsom Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0940866943

ISBN-13: 9780940866942

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: University of Scranton Press

Burton W. Folsom, Jr. provides analysis of the role of entrepreneurs in the urban development of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh regions from 1800 to 1920.  See more details below

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Burton W. Folsom, Jr. provides analysis of the role of entrepreneurs in the urban development of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna and Lehigh regions from 1800 to 1920.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940866942
Publisher:
University of Scranton Press
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Studies in Industry and Society
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
 
1. The First Towns in Northeast Pennsylvania, 1800-1850
2. From Nails to Rails: The Scrantons' Improbable Experiment Creates a City
3. The Making of a Regional Capital: Scranton, 1850-18880
4. The Captains of Industry: Scranton, 1880
5. The Two Different Worlds of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre: A Look at Economic Leaders in Relatively Open and Closed Systems
6. The Rise of an Urban Network in Lackawanna Valley
7. Like Fathers, Unlike Sons: The Fragmentation of Scranton's Early Economic Leadership, 1880-1920
8. Bold Guys Finish First: Ethnic Groups, Entrepreneurs, and Cities in the Lehigh Valley, 1800-1920
 
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliographic Essay
Index
List of Illustrations
Maps
Figure
Photographs
List of Tables

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