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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Melvin George Holli  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1933 in Ishpeming, Michigan

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Illinois Connection

Holli lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

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''.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (No) Contact Information Author C/O University of Illinois at Chicago Circle Chicago, Illinois 60680

Selected Titles At Your Library

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

Arcadia,. .

Ethnic Chicago :
ISBN: 0802870538. OCLC Number: 31901251

W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.,. .

Restoration 1989 :
ISBN: 0925065099. OCLC Number: 22861496

Lyceum Books,. .

The American mayor :
ISBN: 0271018771. OCLC Number: 40076671

Pennsylvania State University Press,. .

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 Number: 3072644

Eerdmans,. .

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

Eerdmans Pub. Co.,. .

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

The Mayors :
ISBN: 0809313367. OCLC Number: 14068713

Southern Illinois University Press,. .