"Vivid, amusing, full of insights, tightly organized, all these sketches are a pleasure to read."
—Nathaniel Burt, The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
An unorthodox historian known and respected for his work on the grand conflicts of nations and civilizations, John Lukacs has peopled a smaller canvas in this volume, with seven colorful figures who flourished in Philadelphia before 1950. Through these portraits, Lukacs paints a picture of Philadelphia. This work is a must read for all historians—and Philadelphians.
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|Size: ||1.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Transaction Publishers|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781412856164 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|