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Pennsylvania History

A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies
  • Linda Ries, Editor

  • Quarterly Publication
  • ISSN 0031-4528
  • E-ISSN 2153-2109

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Publication of Pennsylvania History is made possible by deeply appreciated support from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Bloomsburg University, and Robert Morris University.

The Pennsylvania Historical Association endeavors to stimulate scholarly activity and arouse popular interest in the Commonwealth's history. It sponsors Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, a publication series, and annual meetings held successively throughout the state.

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Read back issues of the journal at the Pennsylvania History Journal Web site.

Linda Ries

Book Review Editor
Beverly Tomeck

Editorial Board
Michael Barton, Penn State-Harrisburg
Susan Branson, Syracuse
Peter Carmichael, Gettysburg College
Ileen DeVault, Cornell University
Aaron Fogelman, Northern Illinois University
Jane Merritt, Old Dominion University
Richard S. Newman, Rochester Institute of Technology
Simon Newman, University of Glasgow
Linda Ries, Pennsylvania State Archives
Liam Riordan, University of Maine
Steve Rosswurm, Lake Forest College
Andrew M. Schocket, Bowling Green State University
Thomas G. Smith, Nichols College
Joe Trotter, Carnegie-Mellon University
Julie Winch, University of Massachusetts, Boston


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