Pittsburgh: 1758-2008 surveys the city's evolution from strategic fort in the wilderness to bustling industrial workshop to high-tech center for universities and health care. A boatbuilding center and gateway to the West at the beginning of the 19th century, Pittsburgh later produced iron and steel used to construct bridges and buildings around the country and provided the cannons, shot, and ships that helped win wars around the world. In the process, Pittsburgh became a magnet for successive waves of immigrants--workers ...

Pittsburgh: 1758-2008 2008, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738563176

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Pittsburgh: 1758-2008 2008, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531641030