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Author Vitiello, Domenic, author

Title Engineering Philadelphia : the Sellers family and the industrial metropolis / Domenic Vitiello
Published Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 267 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Manufacturing metropolitan development -- Migration strategies and industrial frontiers -- Rationalizing the factory and city -- Progressive economic development -- Empires of steel -- Building the scientific city -- Roots of decline
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sellers family.
Deindustrialization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Industrialization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Manufactures -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Urbanization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013012347
ISBN 0801469740 (electronic bk.)
9780801469749 (electronic bk.)