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The ghosts of Johns Hopkins : the life and legacy that shaped an American city / Antero Pietila.

By: Pietila, Antero, 1943-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: LD2625.8.H67 P54 2018Publication: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018Description: xviii, 317 p. : ill., maps.ISBN: 1538116030; 9781538116036.Subject(s): Hopkins, Johns, 1795-1873 | Hopkins, Johns, 1795-1873 -- Influence | Johns Hopkins University -- History | Johns Hopkins Hosptial -- History | Businessmen -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography | Quakers -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography | Philanthropists -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography | Baltimore (Md.) -- Biography. -- Biography | Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- 19th century | Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- 20th century | Baltimore (Md.) -- Race relations -- History | Baltimore (Md.) -- Social conditions
Contents:
Part I: The pragmatic opportunist. Johnsie's Baltimore -- The Civil War : blue and gray -- A brush with death -- America's richest spinster -- Doctors rob graves -- part II: The racial dynamics of modern Baltimore. The Monumental City -- Governments create slums -- Mobtown in the 1950s -- Activism builds up -- A cat of a different color -- Part III: Pushing out the lumpenproletariat. A citadel of hope -- Rough road to renewal -- The knockers -- The price of poison.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-293) and index.

Part I: The pragmatic opportunist. Johnsie's Baltimore -- The Civil War : blue and gray -- A brush with death -- America's richest spinster -- Doctors rob graves -- part II: The racial dynamics of modern Baltimore. The Monumental City -- Governments create slums -- Mobtown in the 1950s -- Activism builds up -- A cat of a different color -- Part III: Pushing out the lumpenproletariat. A citadel of hope -- Rough road to renewal -- The knockers -- The price of poison.

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