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The middle-class city

transforming space and time in Philadelphia, 1876-1926

by John Henry Hepp

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • Cities and towns -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Growth,
    • City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • Department stores -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • Urban transportation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • Newspaper reading -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-273) and index.

      StatementJohn Henry Hepp IV.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT690.U6 H46 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3682526M
      ISBN 100812237234
      LC Control Number2003041001

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