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Lancaster, Ohio, 1800-2000

Frontier Town to Edge City (Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series)

by David R. Contosta

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Ohio State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Urban Studies,
  • Towns,
  • Lancaster (Ohio)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11352758M
    ISBN 100814250270
    ISBN 109780814250273

    Lancaster, Ohio, frontier town to edge city, David R. Contosta, Aug 1, , History, pages. In Lancaster, Ohio, , David R. Contosta tells the story of one American town as it has evolved over a two hundred-year period. .


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Description: In Lancaster, Ohio,David R. Contosta tells the story of one American town as it has evolved over a two hundred-year period. Contosta has found that Lancaster was never the sort of idyllic community that writers once imagined for small towns; nor was it the social and cultural wasteland that social critics portrayed.

Thanks to Professor David Contosta of Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for allowing the use of material from his book, Lancaster, Ohio - Frontier Town to Edge City and Eagle Gazette Staff writer Mr. Dwight Barnes for his assistance.

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Lancaster, Ohio,   Buy Lancaster, Ohio, by David R. Contosta, Zane L. Miller from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   Contosta is professor of history at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia and has written more than 20 books, including the comprehensive history Lancaster, Ohio: Frontier Town to Edge.

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comprehensive history Lancaster, Ohio: Frontier Town to Edge City, published by Ohio State University Press. He also worked with Lou Varga to adapt this book as a PBS documentary, Lancaster, Ohio: The Birth of an American Culture.

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