Fall 2022

The Real Philadelphia Book


2nd Edition

Jazz Bridge

An anthology of compositions by popular Philadelphia jazz and blues artists accessible for every musician

344 pages | 9 x 12

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Reforming Philadelphia, 1682⁠–⁠2022

Richardson Dilworth

A short but comprehensive political history of the city, from its founding in 1682 to the present day

130 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 2 figures, 15 halftones

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Refugee Lifeworlds

The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

Y-Dang Troeung

Exploring key works that have emerged out of the Cambodian refugee archive

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 color photos, 6 halftones

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A Refugee’s American Dream

From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to the U.S. Secret Service

Leth Oun with Joe Samuel Starnes

The remarkable story of Leth Oun, from overcoming tragedy and forced labor in Cambodia to realizing dreams he never could have imagined in America

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 halftones, 1 map

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Richard III’s Bodies from Medieval England to Modernity

Shakespeare and Disability History

Jeffrey R. Wilson

How is Richard III always both so historical and so current?

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figures, 23 halftones

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The Rise and Fall of America's Concentration Camp Law

Civil Liberties Debates from the Internment to McCarthyism and the Radical 1960s

Masumi Izumi

Now in Paperback—Dissecting the complex relationship among race, national security, and civil liberties in “the age of American concentration camps”

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 halftones

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The Spires Still Point to Heaven

Cincinnati’s Religious Landscape, 1788–1873

Matthew Smith

How nineteenth-century Cincinnati tested the boundaries of nativism, toleration, and freedom

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 6 figures

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Teaching Fear

How We Learn to Fear Crime and Why It Matters

Nicole E. Rader

How rules about safety and the fear of crime are learned and crystalized into crime myths— especially for women

234 pages | 6 x 9

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Toward a Framework for Vietnamese American Studies

History, Community, and Memory

Edited by Linda Ho Peché, Alex-Thai Dinh Vo, and Tuong Vu

A multi-disciplinary examination of Vietnamese American history and experience

382 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 3 figures, 2 maps

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Understanding Crime and Place

A Methods Handbook

Edited by Elizabeth R. Groff and Cory P. Haberman

A hands-on introduction to the fundamental techniques and methods used for understanding geography of crime

444 pages | 7 x 10 | 35 color photos, 27 tables, 51 figures

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