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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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The Pennsylvania Historical Association advocates and advances knowledge about the history and culture of Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region, because understanding how the past informs the present helps us shape a better future. PHA achieves this mission by fostering the teaching and study of Pennsylvania history and culture through: publishing Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies; publishing a Study Series on historical topics of interest; hosting an annual conference; and connecting and encouraging the networking of scholars.

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Linda A. Ries, The Pennsylvania State Archives, Emeritus

Book Review Editor
Andrew Arnold, Kutztown University

Editorial Board


Barbara Gannon, University of Central Florida
John Hepp, Wilkes College
Mark Thompson, University of Groningen
Andrew Tremel, Independent Scholar
David Witwer, The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

Steve Burg, Shippensburg University
Douglas MacGregor, SCI Western Pennsylvania
Linda Shopes, Independent Scholar
Edward Slavishak, Susquehanna University
Anne Verplanck, The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

William C. Kashatus, Independent Researcher
Paul Douglas Newman, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown
Benjamin Scharff, Mercyhurst University
William John Shepherd, Catholic University of America
Diane Wenger, Wilkes University


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