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City So Grand The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900

ISBN-10: 080700149X

ISBN-13: 9780807001493

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen Puleo

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Book details

List price: $27.00
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 5/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Stephen Puleo is a former award-winning journalist, with a master’s degree in history. He is a frequent contributor to American History magazine. His critically acclaimed first book, Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, is a Boston-area best-seller. He lives outside of Boston.

Author's Note
A City So Bold 1850-1859
Abolitionists and the Fugitive Slave Law
The Great Railroad Jubilee
The Irrepressible Irish
Filling the Back Bay
The Gallows Glorious
A City Transformed 1860-1875
No Turning Back
War
Peace, Expansion, Perseverance
An End and a Beginning
A City So Grand 1876-1900
The Centennial, the Sensational, and Beyond
Breaking New Ground
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Bibliographic Essay
Index