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===Primary sources===
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* Lubove, Roy, ed.  ''Pittsburgh'' 1976. 294 pp. short excerpts
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===Secondary sources===
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==Primary sources==
* Baldwin, Leland D. ''Pittsburgh: The Story of a City'' University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937 [http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=72507917 online edition], popular history by leading scholar
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* Lubove, Roy, ed.  ''Pittsburgh'' 1976.  
* Bauman, John F. and Edward K. Muller. ''Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943'' University of Pittsburgh Press,(2006). 331 pp. [http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=223931176322498 online review]
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* [http://digital.library.pitt.edu/p/pitttext/ Digital Library], 500 published works from the 19th and early 20th centuries that document Pittsburgh history. The scope of the collection includes poetry, fiction, genealogy and biography. Contains both primary and secondary sources.
* Cannadine, David. ''Mellon: An American Life'' (2006), major biography of top industrial and financial leader
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* Iscrupe, William L. and Shirley G. Iscripe. ''Early History of Western Pennsylvania of the West and the Western Expeditions and Campaigns (To Ohio, 1754-1833)'' (1988)
* Carson, Carolyn Leonard. ''Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit: The History of the St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.'' Carnegie-Mellon U. Press, 1995. 246 pp.   
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* Thomas, Clarke M.  ''Front-Page Pittsburgh: Two Hundred Years of the Post-Gazette.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. 332 pp.   
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==Secondary sources==
* Couvares, Francis G. ''The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City 1877-1919'' State University of New York Press, 1984 [http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=102519030 online edition]
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* Baldwin, Leland D. ''Pittsburgh: The Story of a City''.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937.
* Crowley, Gregory J.  ''The Politics of Place: Contentious Urban Redevelopment in Pittsburgh.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. 207 pp. 
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:::A popular history by leading scholar
* Devault, Ileen A.  ''Sons and Daughters of Labor: Class and Clerical Work in Turn-of-the-Century Pittsburgh.'' Cornell U. Press, 1991. 194 pp. 
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* Hays, Samuel P., ed. ''City at the Point: Essays on the Social History of Pittsburgh.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.  
* Glasco, Laurence A., ed.  ''The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2004. 422 pp.   
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* Lorant, Stefan. ''Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City''. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964.
* Greenwald, Maurine W. and Anderson, Margo, eds.  ''Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. 292 pp. 
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:::A well written, heavily illustrated popular history of Pittsburgh.
* Hays, Samuel P., ed.  ''City at the Point: Essays on the Social History of Pittsburgh.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. 473 pp.   
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* Smith, Arthur G. ''Pittsburgh: Then and Now.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 
* Heineman, Kenneth J.  ''A Catholic New Deal: Religion and Reform in Depression Pittsburgh.'' Pennsylvania State U. Press, 1999. 287 pp[http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=24797543 online edition]
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* Hinshaw, John.  ''Steel and Steelworkers: Race and Class Struggle in Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh.'' State U. of New York Press, 2002. 348 pp. 
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===Social & Political History before 1800===
* Hoerr, John.  ''And the Wolf Finally Came: The Decline of American Steel.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. 689 pp.
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* Baldwin, Leland D. ''Pittsburgh: The Story of a City'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937.
* Holt, Michael  1850s
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:::A popular history by leading scholar.
* Ingham, John N.  ''Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820-1920.'' Ohio State U. Press, 1991. 297 pp. 
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* Baldwin, Leland D. ''Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising.'' Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press,1939.
* Kleinberg, S. J.  ''The Shadow of the Mills: Working-Class Families in Pittsburgh, 1870-1907.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1989. 414 pp. 
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* Dunaway, Wayland F.  ''The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania''. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
* Krause, Paul. ''The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1992. 548 pp.   
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* Dunn, Walter Scott. ''The New Imperial Economy: The British Army and the American Frontier, 1764-1768''Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001.
* Lopez, Steven Henry. ''Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside Study of the American Labor Movement.'' U. of California Press, 2004. 314 pp. 
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* Harper, R. Eugene.  ''The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.
*   Lorant, Stefan. ''Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City,'' (1964), well written, heavily illustrated popular history
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* Hogeland, William. ''The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty''. New York: Scribner, 2006.
* Lubove, Roy. ''Twentieth Century Pittsburgh: Government, Business, and Environmental Change'' (1969)
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* Peckham, Howard H.  ''Pontiac and the Indian Uprising''. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947.
* Lubove, Roy.  ''Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh. Vol. 2: The Post-Steel Era.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. 413 pp.  the major scholarly synthesis
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* Sewickley Valley Historical Society. ''Sewickley''Charleston, SC : Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
* David Nasaw, ''Andrew Carnegie'' (2006), major biography
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* Slaughter, Thomas P. ''The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution.'' Oxford University Press, 1988.
* Pittsburgh Survey 5 vol
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* White, Richard. ''The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815'' (1991)
* Rishel, Joseph F.  ''Founding Families of Pittsburgh: The Evolution of a Regional Elite, 1760-1910.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 241 pp.   
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:::While not a history of Pittsburgh, White does provide a lot of the context for understanding the French and Indian War.
* Rose, James D.  ''Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism.'' U. of Illinois Press, 2001. 284 pp. 
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* Ruck, Rob. ''Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh.'' U. of Illinois Press, 1987. 238 pp. 
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===Social & Political History since 1800===
* Seely, Bruce E., ed.  ''Iron and Steel in the Twentieth Century.'' Facts on File, 1994. 512 pp. 
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* Bauman, John F., and Edward K. Muller. ''Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943''.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.
* Smith, Arthur G.  ''Pittsburgh: Then and Now.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 336 pp. 
+
:::An [http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=223931176322498 online review] is available.
* Smith, George David. ''From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformation of Alcoa, 1888-1986.'' Cambridge U. Press, 1988. 554 pp. 
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* Crowley, Gregory J.  ''The Politics of Place: Contentious Urban Redevelopment in Pittsburgh.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
* Tarr, Joel A., ed.  ''Devastation and Renewal: An Environmental History of Pittsburgh and Its Region.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 2003. 312 pp.  [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=128511093889206 online review]
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* Glasco, Laurence A., ed.  ''The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004. 422 pp.   
* Wade, Richard C.  ''The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830.'' (1959)
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* Greenwald, Maurine W. and Margo Anderson, eds.  ''Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.  
* Wall, Joseph. ''Andrew Carnegie'' (1970). 1137 pp.; major biography 
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* Lubove, Roy. ''Twentieth Century Pittsburgh: Government, Business, and Environmental Change''.  New York: Wiley, 1969.
* Warren, Kenneth. ''Triumphant Capitalism: Henry Clay Frick and the Industrial Transformation of America''. U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
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* Lubove, Roy.  ''Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh.'' Vol. 2: "The Post-Steel Era."  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.  
* Weber, Michael P.  ''Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor.'' U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. 440 pp.
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:::The major scholarly synthesis.
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* Rishel, Joseph F''Founding Families of Pittsburgh: The Evolution of a Regional Elite, 1760-1910.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. 
 +
* Thomas, Clarke M.  ''Front-Page Pittsburgh: Two Hundred Years of the Post-Gazette''.  Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.  
 +
* Wade, Richard C.  ''The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830.'' Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1959.
 +
* Weber, Michael P''Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988.  
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===Steel===
 +
* Hinshaw, John.  ''Steel and Steelworkers: Race and Class Struggle in Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh.'' Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.  
 +
* Hoerr, John.  ''And the Wolf Finally Came: The Decline of American Steel.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. \
 +
* Ingham, John N.  ''Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820-1920.'' Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1991.  
 +
* Kleinberg, S. J.  ''The Shadow of the Mills: Working-Class Families in Pittsburgh, 1870-1907.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.
 +
* Nasaw, David. ''Andrew Carnegie'' New York: Penguin Press, 2006.
 +
:::A major biography of the steel magnate.
 +
* Seely, Bruce E., and William H. Becker, ed.  ''Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Iron and Steel in the Twentieth Century.''  A Bruccoli Clark Layman bookNew York: Facts on File, 1994. 
 +
* Wall, Joseph. ''Andrew Carnegie''.  New York, Oxford University Press 1970.
 +
:::Another major biography of the steel magnate.
 +
* Warren, Kenneth. ''Triumphant Capitalism: Henry Clay Frick and the Industrial Transformation of America''. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
 +
 
 +
===Other Industry===
 +
* Cannadine, David. ''Mellon: An American Life''.  New York: Knopf, 2006.
 +
:::A major biography of top industrial and financial leader.
 +
* Carson, Carolyn Leonard. ''Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit: The History of the St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania''.  Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1995.
 +
* Smith, George David.  ''From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformation of Alcoa, 1888-1986.'' New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988.  
 +
 
 +
===Labor===
 +
* Devault, Ileen A.  ''Sons and Daughters of Labor: Class and Clerical Work in Turn-of-the-Century Pittsburgh.'' Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.
 +
* Krause, Paul.  ''The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.  
 +
* Lopez, Steven Henry''Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside Study of the American Labor Movement.'' University of California Press, 2004. 
 +
* Rose, James D.  ''Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism.'' Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.  
 +
 
 +
===Culture===
 +
* Couvares, Francis G. ''The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City 1877-1919''. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984.
 +
* Heineman, Kenneth J.  ''A Catholic New Deal: Religion and Reform in Depression Pittsburgh.'' State College: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.
 +
* Ruck, Rob.  ''Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh.'' Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.  
 +
* Slavishak, Edward Steven. ''Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh''. Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
 +
 
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===Environmental History===
 +
* Tarr, Joel A., ed.  ''Devastation and Renewal: An Environmental History of Pittsburgh and Its Region.'' Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003.
 +
:::An [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=128511093889206 online review] is available.

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A list of key readings about History of Pittsburgh.
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Primary sources

  • Lubove, Roy, ed. Pittsburgh 1976.
  • Digital Library, 500 published works from the 19th and early 20th centuries that document Pittsburgh history. The scope of the collection includes poetry, fiction, genealogy and biography. Contains both primary and secondary sources.
  • Iscrupe, William L. and Shirley G. Iscripe. Early History of Western Pennsylvania of the West and the Western Expeditions and Campaigns (To Ohio, 1754-1833) (1988)

Secondary sources

  • Baldwin, Leland D. Pittsburgh: The Story of a City. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937.
A popular history by leading scholar
  • Hays, Samuel P., ed. City at the Point: Essays on the Social History of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.
  • Lorant, Stefan. Pittsburgh: The Story of an American City. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964.
A well written, heavily illustrated popular history of Pittsburgh.
  • Smith, Arthur G. Pittsburgh: Then and Now. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990.

Social & Political History before 1800

  • Baldwin, Leland D. Pittsburgh: The Story of a City Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1937.
A popular history by leading scholar.
  • Baldwin, Leland D. Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising. Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press,1939.
  • Dunaway, Wayland F. The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
  • Dunn, Walter Scott. The New Imperial Economy: The British Army and the American Frontier, 1764-1768. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001.
  • Harper, R. Eugene. The Transformation of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1800. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.
  • Hogeland, William. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty. New York: Scribner, 2006.
  • Peckham, Howard H. Pontiac and the Indian Uprising. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947.
  • Sewickley Valley Historical Society. Sewickley. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
  • Slaughter, Thomas P. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution. Oxford University Press, 1988.
  • White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 (1991)
While not a history of Pittsburgh, White does provide a lot of the context for understanding the French and Indian War.

Social & Political History since 1800

  • Bauman, John F., and Edward K. Muller. Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.
An online review is available.
  • Crowley, Gregory J. The Politics of Place: Contentious Urban Redevelopment in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
  • Glasco, Laurence A., ed. The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004. 422 pp.
  • Greenwald, Maurine W. and Margo Anderson, eds. Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
  • Lubove, Roy. Twentieth Century Pittsburgh: Government, Business, and Environmental Change. New York: Wiley, 1969.
  • Lubove, Roy. Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh. Vol. 2: "The Post-Steel Era." Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
The major scholarly synthesis.
  • Rishel, Joseph F. Founding Families of Pittsburgh: The Evolution of a Regional Elite, 1760-1910. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990.
  • Thomas, Clarke M. Front-Page Pittsburgh: Two Hundred Years of the Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
  • Wade, Richard C. The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1959.
  • Weber, Michael P. Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988.

Steel

  • Hinshaw, John. Steel and Steelworkers: Race and Class Struggle in Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.
  • Hoerr, John. And the Wolf Finally Came: The Decline of American Steel. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. \
  • Ingham, John N. Making Iron and Steel: Independent Mills in Pittsburgh, 1820-1920. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1991.
  • Kleinberg, S. J. The Shadow of the Mills: Working-Class Families in Pittsburgh, 1870-1907. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989.
  • Nasaw, David. Andrew Carnegie New York: Penguin Press, 2006.
A major biography of the steel magnate.
  • Seely, Bruce E., and William H. Becker, ed. Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Iron and Steel in the Twentieth Century. A Bruccoli Clark Layman book. New York: Facts on File, 1994.
  • Wall, Joseph. Andrew Carnegie. New York, Oxford University Press 1970.
Another major biography of the steel magnate.
  • Warren, Kenneth. Triumphant Capitalism: Henry Clay Frick and the Industrial Transformation of America. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.

Other Industry

  • Cannadine, David. Mellon: An American Life. New York: Knopf, 2006.
A major biography of top industrial and financial leader.
  • Carson, Carolyn Leonard. Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit: The History of the St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1995.
  • Smith, George David. From Monopoly to Competition: The Transformation of Alcoa, 1888-1986. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Labor

  • Devault, Ileen A. Sons and Daughters of Labor: Class and Clerical Work in Turn-of-the-Century Pittsburgh. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991.
  • Krause, Paul. The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992.
  • Lopez, Steven Henry. Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside Study of the American Labor Movement. University of California Press, 2004.
  • Rose, James D. Duquesne and the Rise of Steel Unionism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Culture

  • Couvares, Francis G. The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City 1877-1919. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984.
  • Heineman, Kenneth J. A Catholic New Deal: Religion and Reform in Depression Pittsburgh. State College: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.
  • Ruck, Rob. Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.
  • Slavishak, Edward Steven. Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh. Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.

Environmental History

  • Tarr, Joel A., ed. Devastation and Renewal: An Environmental History of Pittsburgh and Its Region. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003.
An online review is available.