Philadelphia History

Philadelphia History: Selected full-text books and articles

First City: Philadelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory By Gary B. Nash University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006
Philadelphia Divided: Race & Politics in the City of Brotherly Love By James Wolfinger University of North Carolina Press, 2011
Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia By Gregory L. Heller University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013
The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth By Sam Bass Warner Jr University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987 (2nd edition)
Philadelphia: Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Postindustrial City By Carolyn Adams; David Bartelt; David Elesh; Ira Goldstein; Nancy Kleniewski; William Yancey Temple University Press, 1991
The Turbulent Era: Riot & Disorder in Jacksonian America By Michael Feldberg Oxford University Press, 1980
Librarian's tip: Especially Chap. 1 "The Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844: The Kensington Phase" and Chap. 2 "The Philadelphia Riots of 1844: The Southwark Phase"
Black American Street Life: South Philadelphia, 1969-1971 By Dan Rose University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987
Christ Church, Philadelphia: The Nation's Church in a Changing City By Deborah Mathias Gough University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995
Imagining Philadelphia: Edmund Bacon and the Future of the City By Scott Gabriel Knowles University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009
The Transformation of Criminal Justice, Philadelphia, 1800-1880 By Allen Steinberg University of North Carolina Press, 1989
Embodied History: The Lives of the Poor in Early Philadelphia By Simon P. Newman University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003
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