Portland in Three Centuries
The Place and the People
From Library Staff
Brief but nonetheless information-rich history of Portland, with illustrations on nearly every page (and with a helpful bibliographic essay pointing to further Portland history reading).
A breezy but cogent overview of our city's history -- a little more than 200 years of Portland stories in less than 200 pages.
A compact and comprehensive history of Portland from first European contact to the twenty-first century, Portland in Three Centuries/ introduces the women and men who have shaped Oregon's largest city.