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Melvin George Holli

Born: 1933 in Ishpeming, Michigan
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Holli lives in the Chicago area.

Biography: Holli is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author and co-editor of 15 books on urban, ethnic, and political history, including ''The American Mayor: The Best and Worst Big-City Leaders''.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Melvin George Holli on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A view from Chicago's City Hall :
ISBN: 0752413295 OCLC: 41510831

Arcadia, Charleston, SC : ©1999.

Ethnic Chicago :
ISBN: 0802870538 OCLC: 31901251

W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©1994.

  Restoration 1989 :
ISBN: 0925065099 OCLC: 22861496

Lyceum Books, Chicago, IL : ©1991.

The American mayor :
ISBN: 0271018771 OCLC: 40076671

Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pa. : ©1999.

Presents career biographies of the ten best American mayors in the history of the modern office, as determined by a 1993 survey; and includes a copy of the poll questionnaire, and lists of the best and worst ten mayors.

The Ethnic frontier :
ISBN: 080281705X OCLC: 3072644

Eerdmans, Grand Rapids : ©1977.

The Making of the mayor, Chicago, 1983 /
ISBN: 0802870473 OCLC: 10606256

Eerdmans Pub. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. : ©1984.

Demonstrates Chicago's roughhouse style of politics during the 1983 mayoral primary and subsequent general election.

The Mayors :
ISBN: 0809313367 OCLC: 14068713

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©1987.