Cultural Connections: Museums and Libraries of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley

Temple University Press, 1991 - 256 páginas
The Philadelphia area is rich in cultural capital; its assemblage of museums, historic sites, and libraries is unsurpassed in this nation. This book explores the holdings of these numerous institutions and the reasons our society has come to treasure certain works of art and artifice, and particular books, manuscripts, and natural specimens.

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Cultural connections: museums and libraries of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley

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This is a brief guide to 80 museums in and around Philadelphia, from the well known to the obscure, prefaced by four essays that place the libraries and museums in the nexus of American nationality ... Ler crítica na íntegra


American Nationality
Discovery and Exploration
The World We Have Lost

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Acerca do autor (1991)

Morris J. Vogel, Professor of History at Temple University, has published several other books, including Still Philadelphia and Philadelphia Stories, both co-authored with Fredric M. Miller and Allen F. Davis (Temple).

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