Pennsylvania Historical Association 2021 Virtual Exhibit

Temple University Press offers a well-established list of scholarly and general interest history titles, including many focused on Pennsylvania and Philadelphia regional history. TUP is proud to partner with the Pennsylvania Historical Association to publish the Pennsylvania History series, which makes high-quality scholarship accessible for students and advances the mission of the PHA by engaging with key social, political, and cultural issues in the history of the state. To find out more about the series and manuscript submission, please contact series editors Allen Dieterich-Ward and David Witwer.

Visit the PHA's virtual Booksellers Hall open the month of October 2021.

On October 15th at 12:00-12:30 p.m., Pennsylvania History Series Book Launch:  Conversation between Allen Dieterich-Ward, co-editor of Pennsylvania History Series and Bev Tomek, University of Houston at Victoria, author Slavery and Abolition in Pennsylvania.

Use promo code TPHA2021 for 30% off all our Philadelphia Regional titles

Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

Using archaeological finds to tell the story of the growth of Philadelphia in microcosm

Artists of Wyeth Country

A guidebook filled with biographical discoveries about the places that Andrew Wyeth, N. C. Wyeth, and Howard Pyle painted in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

The Battles of Germantown

Lessons from Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood on how the public engages the past

Boathouse Row

A magisterial history of Philadelphia's iconic Boathouse Row

The Defender

A vibrant history of the Defender Association of Philadelphia—dubbed “the best lawyers money can’t buy”

The Health of the Commonwealth

Showcasing Pennsylvania’s unique contribution to the history of public health and medicine

The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

Essays and images showcasing the rich contribution of Italians and Italian Americans to Global Philadelphia

Little Italy in the Great War

How Philadelphia’s Italian community responded during World War I

Monument Lab

A living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history


A concise and readable overview of the history of Philadelphia from its founding to the early twenty-first century

Philadelphia Battlefields

How upstart political candidates achieved spectacular successes over Philadelphia’s entrenched political establishment

Philadelphia Mural Arts @ 30

A history of the Mural Arts Program and what it can teach other cities about public art

Real Philly History, Real Fast

An amusing and informative insider’s guide to the Philadelphia history you don’t know


Chronicling the French presence and impact on Philadelphia through its art and artists, as well as through the city’s political and social culture

The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania

A comprehensive yet concise early history of the Scots Irish in Pennsylvania

Slavery and Abolition in Pennsylvania

Highlighting the complexities of emancipation and the “First Reconstruction” in the antebellum North

Transnational Nationalism and Collective Identity among the American Irish

How collective action creates meaning and identity within culturally diverse and physically dispersed communities

The Winterthur Garden Guide

How to build a garden with the “Winterthur look”