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

Linda A. Ries, Archivist Emeritus, Pennsylvania State Archives

Book Review Editor
Andrew B. Arnold, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Editorial Board

Andrew Arnold, Kutztown University
Carolyn Kitch, Temple University
John Smolenski, University of California, Davis
Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania
Christopher Young, Indiana University Northwest

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 State University
Douglas MacGregor, The Pennsylvania State Archives
Linda Shopes, Independent Scholar
Edward Slavishak, Susquehanna University
Anne Verplanck, The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg


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