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Urban capitalists

Burton W Folsom

Urban capitalists

entrepreneurs and city growth in Pennsylvania"s Lackawanna and Lehigh regions, 1800-1920

by Burton W Folsom

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Published by University of Scranton Press in Scranton, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Pennsylvania -- Growth -- Case studies,
  • Urbanization -- Pennsylvania -- Case studies,
  • Capitalists and financiers -- Pennsylvania -- History,
  • Lackawanna River Valley (Pa.) -- Economic conditions,
  • Lehigh River Valley (Pa.) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementBurton W. Folsom, Jr
    GenreCase studies, Pennsylvania
    SeriesStudies in industry and society -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT384.P35 F65 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17026926M
    ISBN 100940866935, 0940866943
    LC Control Number00067666

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