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The Private City

The Private City

Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth

by Jr. Warner Sam Bass

Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

288 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 x 0.00 mm, illus.

  • ISBN: 9780812212433
  • Published: June 1987



This award-winning book charts the unfolding, from the Revolutionary War to the Great Depression, of the American tradition of city building and city living, using Philadelphia as a resonant example.