An edited collection of primary and secondary documents on Pennsylvania's role in national and international events from Penn's time to the present.The book introduces the complexities of the modern world by investigating the wide array of peoples and interests that have defined Pennsylvania's"pluralistic past.Issues that are relevant to our twenty-first century world, such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, religion, politics, culture, labor, immigration, migration, war, rebellion, industrialization, de-industrialization, and transportation, etc.,are explored through the lives and experiences of ordinary as well as extraordinary Pennsylvanians. This work presents the perspectives of working historians and of the diverse peoples they chronicle.
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Jeffrey A. Davis
Jeffrey A. Davis is Associate Professor of American History at Bloomsburg University. He is the author of The Pennsylvania Journey (Gibbs-Smith, 2005) and is the Associate Editor of Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies.
Paul Douglas Newman
Paul Douglas Newman is Professor of Early American History at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. He is author of Fries’s Rebellion: The Enduring Struggle for the American Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004) and is the Editor of Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies.
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Book Description Pearson, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0205701663