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The Peoples of Philadelphia; a history of ethnic groups and lower-class life, 1790-1940. Edited by Allen F. Davis and Mark H. Haller.

; Haller, Mark H., 1928- editor ; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection ; Temple University. Committee for Urban Studies ; Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism
Philadelphia, Temple University Press [1973] .
ISBN 0877220530

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Other Authors Davis, Allen Freeman, 1931-
Haller, Mark H., 1928-
I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection.
Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism.
Temple University. Committee for Urban Studies.
Subjects Minorities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Congresses.
Minorities.
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Congresses.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Social history.
Description ix, 301 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes "This book had its origin in a conference on the history of the peoples of Philadelphia held at Temple University April 1-2, 1971, and sponsored by the Committee for Urban Studies and the Center for the Study of Federalism [Temple University]."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Allen F. Davis -- Poverty, fear, and continuity : An analysis of the poor in late eighteenth-century Philadelphia / John K. Alexander -- Residential mobility within the nineteenth-century city / Stuart M. Blumin -- Urbanization as a cause of violence : Philadelphia as a test case / Michael Feldberg -- Fire companies and gangs in Southwark : The 1840s / Bruce Laurie -- Crime patterns in Philadelphia, 1840-70 / David R. Johnson -- Free Blacks in antebellum Philadelphia / Theodore Hershberg -- "A peaceful city" : Public order in Philadelphia from consolidation through the Civil War / Russell F. Weigley -- Housing the poor in the City of Homes : Philadelphia at the turn of the century / John F. Sutherland -- The immigrant and the city : Poles, Italians, and Jews in Philadelphia, 1870-1920 / Caroline Golab -- Philadelphia's Jewish neighborhoods / Maxwell Whiteman -- Philadelphia's South Italians in the 1920s / Richard A. Varbero -- Recurring themes / Mark H. Haller.
Genre Conference proceedings.
History.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)876314
(OCoLC)ocm00876314
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