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Pennsylvania Historical Association 2022 Annual Meeting
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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 David Witwer.

On October 14th at 2:00 - 3:15 p.m., The Pennsylvania History Book Series: A Roundtable on Current and Future Projects (Wendie Hall, B209 ):  Paul Douglass Newman (chair), University) of Pittsburgh at Johnstown former editor, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies; Allen Dieterich-Ward, Shippensburg University) former editor, Pennsylvania History Series; James E. Higgins, Rider University) author, The Health of the Commonwealth (2020); Aaron Javsicas, Temple University Press editor-in-chief; Judith Ridner, Mississippi State University) author, The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania (2018); Beverly Tomek, University of Houston - Victoria) author Slavery and Abolition in Pennsylvania.

FORTHCOMING Fall 2023: Digging in the City of Brotherly Love: Stories from Philadelphia Archaeology, Second Edition by Rebecca Yamin

Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia

Rebecca Yamin

152 pages | 5 x 8 | 55 color photos, 2 figures, 8 halftones, 6 maps

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Are All Politics Nationalized?

Evidence from the 2020 Campaigns in Pennsylvania

Edited by Stephen K. Medvic, Matthew M. Schousen, and Berwood A. Yost

Do local concerns still play a significant role in campaigns up and down the ballot?

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 6 figures, 5 halftones

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Artists of Wyeth Country

Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and Andrew Wyeth

W. Barksdale Maynard

258 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 75 figures, 2 maps

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The Battles of Germantown

Effective Public History in America

David W. Young

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

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 figures, 17 halftones, 2 maps

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Beethoven in Beijing

Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's Historic Journey to China

Jennifer Lin

An eye-opening account of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s unprecedented 1973 visit to the People’s Republic of China

192 pages | 10 x 8 | 92 photographs

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BLAM! Black Lives Always Mattered!

Hidden African American Philadelphia of the Twentieth Century

Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection

The historic accomplishments of 14 notable Black Philadelphians from the twentieth-century—in graphic novel form

164 pages | 9 x 13.5

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Blue-State Republican

How Larry Hogan Won Where Republicans Lose and Lessons for a Future GOP

Mileah K. Kromer

What the story of Maryland's two-term Republican governor can teach us about winning elections

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables

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Exploring Philly Nature

A Guide for All Four Seasons

Bernard S. Brown

A handy guide for all ages to Philly's urban plants, animals, fungi, and—yes—even slime molds

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 131 color photos

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Finished Business

My Fifty Years of Headlines, Heroes, and Heartaches

Ray Didinger

Ray Didinger on following his dream from the bleachers to the Hall of Fame

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 halftones

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The Health of the Commonwealth

A Brief History of Medicine, Public Health, and Disease in Pennsylvania

James E. Higgins

138 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones

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If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress

Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia

Edited by James Wolfinger

Highlighting the creativity, tenacity, and discipline displayed by Black activists in Philadelphia

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 20 figures

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The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

History, Culture, People, and Ideas

Edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode

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

424 pages | 9 x 12 | 211 color photos, 29 halftones, 2 maps

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The Memoirs of Wendell W. Young III

A Life in Philadelphia Labor and Politics

Wendell W. Young III

A behind-the-scenes look at a legendary Philadelphia labor leader and how he shaped local and national politics in profound ways

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 halftones

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Monument Lab

Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

Edited by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum

A living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history

336 pages | 6.75 x 9.375 | 160 color photos, 82 halftones

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Pennsylvania Stories—Well Told

William Ecenbarger

An engrossing compendium of stories on the people, places, and events that make Pennsylvania unique. Well told.

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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