Philadelphia

"Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin"

Edited by Kevin Kerrane

Three decades of reporting from one of the most provocative sports writers in the country

240 pages | 6 x 9

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200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia

Hernán Guaracao, and David Cruz

A twentieth anniversary celebration of Al Dìa and of two centuries of Latino life in Philadelphia

200 pages | 8.5 x 11

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Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

102 pages | 5 x 7 | 1 halftone

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AFSCME's Philadelphia Story

Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

Francis Ryan

A history of the largest union in the AFL-CIO and its growth in a major American city

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figures, 30 halftones

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Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia

Rebecca Yamin

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

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

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Art Museum Opposites

Katy Friedland

A book of opposites for young readers, based on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collections

44 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 32 color illustrations

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The Art of Play

Recess and the Practice of Invention

Anna R Beresin

Play and recess seen from the eyes of children

202 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 155 figures, 11 halftones

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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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Bill Giles and Baseball

John B. Lord

The extraordinary story of the man who helped bring a World Series championship back to Philadelphia

328 pages | 6 x 9

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Biz Mackey, a Giant behind the Plate

The Story of the Negro League Star and Hall of Fame Catcher

Rich Westcott

Now in Paperback—the first biography of arguably the greatest catcher in the Negro Leagues

208 pages | 5.375 x 8.5 | 1 table, 3 figures, 20 halftones

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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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Boathouse Row

Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing

Dotty Brown

A magisterial history of Philadelphia's iconic Boathouse Row

288 pages | 10 x 8 | 63 color photos, 3 line drawings, 110 halftones

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Building Drexel

The University and Its City, 1891-2016

Edited by Richardson Dilworth and Scott Gabriel Knowles

The first comprehensive history of Drexel University in Philadelphia

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 45 color photos, 3 tables, 1 line drawing, 61 halftones

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A Century of Philadelphia Sports

Rich Westcott

An engaging history of sports in the Philadelphia area during the twentieth century

400 pages | 7 x 10 | 151 halftones

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