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The Education of a University President

Marvin Wachman

The remarkable story of how a Milwaukee newsboy rose to university president

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 halftones


Espejos y ventanas (Mirrors and Windows)

historias orales de trabajadores agricolos y sus familias (Oral Histories of Mexican Farmworkers and the Families)

Mark Lyons

Oral histories of Mexican farmworkers in the Philadelphia region

318 pages | 6 x 9 | 89 halftones


Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia's Chinatown

Space, Place, and Struggle

Kathryn E. Wilson

How Philadelphia’s Chinatown resisted and engaged with urban renewal processes in the late twentieth century

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


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


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


Fishing the Delaware Valley

George H. Ingram Jr., Robert R Smith, and Robert F Marler Jr.

Fishing tales from the Delaware Valley

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 4 figures, 4 maps



The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Beth Kephart

An autobiography of the Schuylkill, and a meditation on the river's impact on Philadelphia's history, people, and environment

120 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 18 halftones


The Forgotten Bottom Remembered

Stories from a Philadelphia Neighborhood

August Tarrier

Stories from an important, if little noticed, neighborhood of Philadelphia

202 pages | 6 x 9 | 84 halftones


Forgotten Philadelphia

Lost Architecture of the Quaker City

Thomas H. Keels

Lost treasures of Philadelphia architecture come to life again

320 pages | 10 x 8 | 1 figure, 208 halftones



Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro

Ellen Yin

True-life tales and scrumptious recipes from Philly's trendsetting restaurant

288 pages | 8 x 9.25 | 115 color illustrations


From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia

Puerto Rican Workers and Postwar Economies

Carmen Teresa Whalen

A history of Puerto Rican immigration to Philadelphia

328 pages | 7 x 10 | 23 tables, 12 figures, 28 halftones, 6 maps


Global Philadelphia

Immigrant Communities Old and New

Edited by Ayumi Takenaka and Mary Osirim

A comprehensive analysis of the processes and consequences of immigration to Philadelphia over time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 10 figures, 4 halftones, 3 maps


A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Text by Adam Levine, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide, chock full of inside information

192 pages | 5.375 x 9.125 | 195 color photos, 1 map


Hikes Around Philadelphia

Boyd Newman and Linda Newman

An invaluable guide to forty fascinating hikes within a short drive of Philadelphia

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The History of Temple University Japan

An Experiment in International Education

Richard Joslyn and Bruce Stronach

How Temple University successfully established an innovative international branch campus in Japan that endured against the odds

292 pages | 6 x 9 | 61 color photos, 3 tables