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Pittsburgh / Edition 5

Pittsburgh / Edition 5


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ISBN-13: 9780967410302
Publisher: Derrydale Press
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: 5th Edition
Pages: 776
Sales rank: 516,095
Product dimensions: 8.86(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.72(d)

About the Author

Stefan Lorant was the author of more than a dozen books on American history. He edited magazines in three languages — English, German, and his native Hungarian. He has been acknowledged as the creator of modern photo-journalism by Life magazine, The New York Times, and The London Times. In 1991 The London Times included him as one of the "1000 Makers of the Twentieth Century" for the development of photo-journalism.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Forts in the Wilderness Chapter 2 Gateway to the West Chapter 3 The City Grows Chapter 4 The Civil War and its Aftermath Chapter 5 The Hearth pof the Nation Chapter 6 Problems of Labor Chapter 7 The Entrepreneurs Chapter 8 The Muckracking Era Chapter 9 Between Two Wars Chapter 10 Rebirth Chapter 11 Levelling Off Chapter 12 The City of Champions Chapter 13 Renaissance II Chapter 14 The Great Transformation in the Eighties 15 The Best is Yet to Come

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