6 edition of The Pennsylvania culture region found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Joseph W. Glass.|
|Series||American material culture and folklife|
|LC Classifications||NA8230 .G58 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 255 p. :|
|Number of Pages||255|
|LC Control Number||86001397|
The history of Pennsylvania begins in when William Penn received a royal deed from King Charles II of England, although human activity in the region precedes that date. The area was home to the Lenape, Susquehannock, Iroquois, Erie, Shawnee, Arandiqiouia, and other American Indian tribes. Mary Fanning Wickham Bond was born in into a well-to-do family in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. In the early s she wrote her first bestseller, Device and Desire: a Novel of Bad Manners. While an accomplished writer, she is also known for her second marriage to James Bond, the namesake of the famous spy character.
Pages in category "Pennsylvania culture" The following 57 pages are in this category, out of 57 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Most of the materials in Historic Pittsburgh Book Collection were published or produced before the early s and are out of print or not readily accessible. These materials cover the growth and development of Pittsburgh and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania area from the period of exploration and settlement through the industrial revolution to the Great Depression.
/ Slow Fade of the Pennsylvania Irish. Culture. Mac Suibhne’s book, He resurrects Donegal as it existed in the 19 th century—a self-contained region confronting change and loss in a. This region has played a major role in Pennsylvania history. It was the site of William Penn ’s settlement and the initial city of Philadelphia. Immediately inland from the Coastal Plain is the Piedmont province, a gently rolling, well-drained plain that is rarely more than feet ( metres) above sea level; the eastern part is the.
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Coalcracker Culture traces the evolution of a distinct regional culture in the anthracite coal fields The Pennsylvania culture region book Pennsylvania.
The study begins by establishing the region’s industrial and social contexts. With a handful of companies controlling over ninety percent of total production, the anthracite industry was one of the most formidable cartels in American history.5/5(2). This work contained an account of the soil and natural productions of these regions, together with observations on the manners of the Indians.
This book was noted as a work of literature and an accurate account of natural and cultural history. It was widely read and appealed to the English romantic writers Coleridge and Wordsworth.
Genre/Form: Dessins et plans: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glass, Joseph W., Pennsylvania culture region.
Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press. She was born on Septemin Waynesburg, Pennsylvania to George and Elizabeth Burton.
Her parents were only married for a brief period of time, and MacKeever spent her childhood on her grandparents' dairy farm. Growing up on this southwestern Pennsylvania farm allowed her to become a very imaginative child. Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania - Cultural life: Pennsylvania has retained strong elements of folk culture among its diverse ethnic groups.
The Plain People—the Amish, the Mennonites, and other small sects—have kept their traditional ways of life based in the teachings of the Bible. The Center for Pennsylvania Culture Studies Collection, part of the Penn State Harrisburg Library's Archives and Special Collections, provides resources for the study of Pennsylvania's cultural heritage.
These include Archives of Pennsylvania Folklife and Ethnography, Mac Barrick Collection of Folklife and Regional History, John Yetter Collection of Steelton Historical. The Poconos, or the Pocono Mountains region, is a mountainous region of about 2, square miles (6, km²) located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 30 miles north of Allentown, which are a popular recreational destination for local and regional visitors.
It is used to characterize—usually humorously, but sometimes deprecatingly—the rural part of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania outside the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, more specifically applied to the local people and culture of its mountainous central Appalachian region.
The term is used more generally to refer to the Appalachian region, particularly its central core, which runs from Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Dutch (also called Pennsylvania Germans or Pennsylvania Deutsch) are descendants of early German immigrants to Pennsylvania.
They are made up of a range of religious groups including Amish, Mennonite-Lutheran, German Reformed, Moravian, and groups share some beliefs—many revolving around a conservative life—while differing in : Karrie Gavin.
The book, the first comprehensive history of Pennsylvania in almost three decades, sets the Pennsylvania story in the larger context of national social, cultural, economic, and political development.
Without sacrificing treatment of the influential leaders who made Pennsylvania history, the book focuses especially on the lives of everyday /5(21). Pennsylvania also accounts for nearly 10 percent of America’s forested area, so there is plenty of room for outdoor recreation tourism to balance the incredible history on display.
Culture Pennsylvania began life as a huge Quaker colony that encouraged religious tolerance. University of Pennsylvania Press Book Series. The following series are published by Penn Press: and with a special emphasis on the mid-Atlantic region from about tothe series is published in partnership with the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
culture, and contemporary issues. The greatest evidence of this process of cultural development is found in western Pennsylvania and the Ohio Valley. In this region there arose the Adena Culture ( B.C. - A.D.), which was most remarkable for the construction of large earthen burial mounds.
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Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. Inshe was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for An American Childhood ().
She was also a recipient of the Western Pennsylvania Historical Society History Makers Award in Dillard's novelThe Maytrees was published in Choose our history of Pennsylvania books at Arcadia Publishing. Read about the early history of Pennsylvania, its oil history, its cultural evolution, and much more.
In Pursuit of the Quarry: Pennsylvania's Slate Belt By Alyssa Miller "From this point to the base of the Blue Mountain the rocks formation is slate, excepting a narrow point of limestone on the Delaware, at the mouth of Cobus creek, below the Water gap, which, after extending a short distance westward, sinks beneath the overlying slate.
The Pittsburgh and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, situated at opposite ends of the state and dominating the commercial and industrial life of their regions, present startling contrasts in production and culture. Other leading cities are Allentown, Bethlehem, Erie, Reading, Scranton, and Wilkes-Barre.
Pennsylvania Heritage: A Magazine of Pennsylvania History and Culture: Pennsylvania's Tercentenary, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, - Pennsylvania -. Europeans began to explore the region around Pennsylvania in the early s.
English explorer Captain John Smith sailed up the Susquehanna River and met with some of the Native Americans in the area in Henry Hudson also explored the area on behalf of the Dutch in Although both England and the Netherlands laid claim to the land it.
Pennsylvania’s capital, Philadelphia, was the site The region had been inhabited since at least B.C. by the Massachusetts tribe of Native Americans, who .Philip S. Klein is the author or co-author of seven books including President James Buchanan: A Biography () and Pennsylvania Politics, – A Game without Rules ().
A member of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Dr. Klein is professor emeritus of American History at Penn State/5(5).