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Title City at the point : essays on the social history of Pittsburgh / Samuel P. Hays, editor
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1989]
©1989
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 473 pages)
Series Pittsburgh series in social and labor history
Pittsburgh series in social and labor history.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- immigrants and industry : Peopling the "Iron City" / Nora Faires -- Women and culture in Pittsburgh, 1850-1920 / Maurine Weiner Greenwald -- Double burden : The black experience in Pittsburgh / Laurence Glasco -- Working-class formation, development and consciousness in Pittsburgh , 1790-1960 / Richard oestreicher -- Government, parties and voters in Pittsburgh / Paul Kleppner -- Metropolis and region : A framework for enquiry into Western Pennsylvania / Edward K. Muller -- Infrastructure and city-building in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Joel A. Tarr -- Steel City aristocrats / John N. Ingham -- Pittsburgh and the uses of social welfare history / Roy Lubove -- The soul of the city : A social history of religion in Pittsburgh / Linda K. Pritchard -- Community-building and occupational mobility in Pittsburgh, 1880-1960 / Michael P. Weber -- Pittsburgh : How typical? / Samuel P. Hays -- Pittsburgh and Europe's metallurgical cities : A comparison / Herrick Chapman
Summary <Div> An overview of scholarly research, both published and previously unpublished, on the history of a city that has often served as a case study for measuring social change. It synthesizes the literature and assesses how that knowledge relates to our broader understanding of the processes of urbanization and urbanism. This book is especially useful for undergraduate and graduate courses on environmental politics and policy making, or as a supplement for courses on public policy making generally. </div>
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 441-457
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- History -- Congresses.
Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hays, Samuel P.
ISBN 0822936186
0822971488 (electronic bk)
9780822936183
9780822971481 (electronic bk)