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Philadelphia : Patricians and Philistines 1900-1950 (Paperback) (John Lukacs)

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In this republished work from the mid-twentieth century, author John Lukacs paints a portrait of the city of Philadelphia from 1900 through 1950 by investigating the lives and societal contributions of seven of the city's public figures. He includes portraits of essayist Agnes Repplier, magazine publisher Edward Bok, politician Boies Penrose, art collector Albert C. Barnes, attorney George Wharton Pepper, and others. He also writes a chapter describing the city itself in 1900 and another describing Philadelphia in 1950. The author is a retired faculty member of Chestnut Hill College Pennsylvania. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 283
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: United States / 20th Century, Sociology / Urban, USA / State + Local / Middle Atlantic
Series Title: Lost Urban Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Transaction Pub
Author: John Lukacs
Language: English
Street Date: September 16, 2015
TCIN: 16891902
UPC: 9781412855976
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-2311

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