Melvin G Holli

Melvin G. Holli is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author and editor of a dozen books, including Reform in Detroit: Hazen S. Pingree and Urban Politics (1969), The Biographical Dictionary of American Mayors, 1820-1980 (with Peter d'A. Jones; 1981), The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition (1987), Restoration: Chicago Elects a New Daley (1991), and, more recently, Bashing Chicago Traditions: Harold Washington's Last Campaign (with Paul M. Green; 1989).