Pittsburgh: The Story of a City, 1750-1865 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- University of Pittsburgh Press
Originally published in 1937, [t]his standard history of Pittsburgh tells the city’s story from its violent days as an eighteenth-century outpost of empire to the onset of its great age of industrial expansion. With wonderful line illustrations by Ward Howe.
About the Author
Leland D. Baldwin (1898-1981) was a professor of American history at the University of Pittsburgh and an authority on the history of western Pennsylvania. Professor Baldwin was director of the Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey, which produced 10 books in the late 1920's and 30's on the region's history.