The Peoples of Philadelphia



Although Much Has Been Written About Upper Class Philadelphians, Only In Recent Decades Have Historians Paid Attention To The Jews And Working Class Blacks, The Immigrant Irish, Italians, And Poles Who Settled In The City And Gave Such Sections As Moyamensing, Southwark, South Philadelphia, And Kensington Their Vitality And Distinctive Flavor In The Peoples Of Philadelphia, The Authors Draw On Census Schedules, Court Records, City Directories, And Tax Records As Well As Newspaper Files And Other Sources To Give A Picture Of The Ways In Which These Less Privileged Groups Of Philadelphians Lived The Resulting Twelve Studies Tell A Fascinating Story That Often Contradicts The Commonly Held View Of Philadelphia What Emerges Is A Picture Of Philadelphia Radically Different From The Conventional Portrait Of A Staid Old City, Corrupt And Contented The Men And Women Of Philadelphia Who Emerge In These Pages Are Anything But Staid, And Certainly Not Contented.The Peoples of Philadelphia

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  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • The Peoples of Philadelphia
  • Allen F. Davis
  • English
  • 05 August 2018
  • 0812216709

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