Univ Of Pittsburgh Pr Hardcover Books
Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Pittsburgh Pr Hardcover con argomento Pittsburgh
edizioni Univ of Pittsburgh Pr collana Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Hardcover) , 2009
From its founding in 1758, Pittsburgh has experienced several epic transformations. It began its existence as a fortress, on a site originally selected by George Washington. A hundred years later, and well into our own time, no other American city was as intensively industrialized, only to be later consigned to “rustbelt”...
Shadows On A Wall
edizioni Univ of Pittsburgh Pr collana Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Hardcover) , 2005
Novelist and essayist Hilary Masters recreates a moment in 1940s Pittsburgh when circumstances, ideology, and a passion for the arts collided to produce a masterpiece in another part of the world.E. J. Kaufmann, the so-called "merchant prince" who commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, was a man whose hunger...