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We’ll miss meeting you this year at the Pennsylvania Historical Association. However, we would still like to introduce you to some of our new titles, many of which are also available as e-books! Please browse and follow the links to shop! Use coupon code PHA20 to receive 30% off!

Have a project you’d like to discuss? Acquisitions Editor acquires in the areas of Pennsylvania and mid-Atlantic history, regional studies and regional trade, and religious studies. Her series include Inventing Christianity, Signifying (on) Scriptures, Religion Around, The Max Kade Research Institute Series: Germans beyond Europe, Keystone Books, Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies, Critical Inquiries in English Literature, 1400–1700, and World Christianity

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Sewn in Coal Country

An Oral History of the Ladies’ Garment Industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1945–1995

Edited by Robert P. Wolensky

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08490-9

$39.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08498-5

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416 pages
7" × 10"
84 b&w illustrations/1 map
2020

Out in Central Pennsylvania

The History of an LGBTQ Community

William Burton with Barry Loveland

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08479-4

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272 pages
7" × 10"
86 b&w illustrations/1 map
2020

Keystone Books

Pennhurst and the Struggle for Disability Rights

Edited by Dennis B. Downey, James W. Conroy, Foreword by Dick Thornburgh, and Ginny Thornburgh

$35.00 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08603-3

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288 pages
5.5" × 8.5"
34 b&w illustrations
2020

Keystone Books

The Word in the Wilderness

Popular Piety and the Manuscript Arts in Early Pennsylvania

Alexander Lawrence Ames

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08590-6

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08591-3
Coming in June

264 pages
6" × 9"
35 b&w illustrations
2020

Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies

Field Language

The Painting and Poetry of Warren and Jane Rohrer

Edited by Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Christopher Reed, and Joyce Henri Robinson

$39.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-911209-74-7

248 pages
8.25" × 10.75"
128 color illustrations
2020
Distributed by Penn State University Press for the Palmer Museum of Art

Contraband Guides

Race, Transatlantic Culture, and the Arts in the Civil War Era

Paul H. D. Kaplan

$94.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08385-8

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312 pages
9" × 10"
48 color/76 b&w illustrations
2020

The Play World

Toys, Texts, and the Transatlantic German Childhood

Patricia Anne Simpson

$94.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08699-6

312 pages
6" × 9"
41 b&w illustrations
2020

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

The Susquehannocks

New Perspectives on Settlement and Cultural Identity

Edited by Paul A. Raber

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08476-3

200 pages
8.5" × 11"
30 b&w illustrations
2019

Recent Research in Pennsylvania Archaeology

A Material World

Culture, Society, and the Life of Things in Early Anglo-America

Edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta M. Lovell

$49.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08115-1

344 pages
7" × 10"
22 color/109 b&w illustrations
2019

Bells for America

The Cold War, Modernism, and the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington

Diederik Oostdijk

$74.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08377-3

256 pages
7" × 9.5"
33 b&w illustrations
2019

Refiguring Modernism

Troublesome Women

Gender, Crime, and Punishment in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Erica Rhodes Hayden

$94.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08226-4

$32.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08227-1

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256 pages
6" × 9"
4 b&w illustrations
2019

The Writings of Elizabeth Webb

A Quaker Missionary in America, 1697–1726

Edited by Rachel Cope and Zachary McLeod Hutchins

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08222-6

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08223-3

240 pages
6" × 9"
2019

Queering Mennonite Literature

Archives, Activism, and the Search for Community

Daniel Shank Cruz

$84.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08245-5

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08244-8

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184 pages
6" × 9"
2019

The Francis Daniel Pastorius Reader

Writings by an Early American Polymath

Patrick Erben, Alfred Brophy, and Margo Lambert

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08328-5

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480 pages
7" × 10"
10 b&w illustrations
2019

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Babel of the Atlantic

Edited by Bethany Wiggin

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08323-0

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08324-7
Coming in June

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336 pages
6" × 9"
44 b&w illustrations
2019

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Glenhill Farm

The History of a Family Estate, as Revealed in the Correspondence Between Brognard Okie and Ernst and Mary Behrend

Richard L. Hart

$24.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-578-44742-1

148 pages
6" × 9"
35 color/31 b&w illustrations/1 map
2019
Distributed by Penn State University Press for Penn State Erie, the Behrend College

Shale Play

Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields

Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin

$24.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08093-2

144 pages
10" × 9"
74 color illustrations
2018

Keystone Books

Evan Pugh’s Penn State

America’s Model Agricultural College

Roger L. Williams

$44.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08017-8

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272 pages
6" × 9"
27 b&w illustrations/2 maps
2018

The Letters of Mary Penry

A Single Moravian Woman in Early America

Edited by Scott Paul Gordon

$84.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08108-3

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08109-0

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320 pages
6" × 9"
7 b&w illustrations
2018

Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies

Twilight of the Hemlocks and Beeches

Tim Palmer

$34.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07953-0

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180 pages
9" × 9"
105 color illustrations/2 maps
2018

Keystone Books

Sentiments of a British-American Woman

Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution

Owen S. Ireland

$89.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07928-8

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07929-5

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264 pages
6" × 9"
2018

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Life and Law in the Commonwealth, 1684–2017

Edited by John J. Hare

$74.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08011-6

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456 pages
7" × 10"
25 b&w illustrations
2018

The Quakers, 1656–1723

The Evolution of an Alternative Community

By Richard C. Allen and Rosemary Moore

$39.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08120-5

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360 pages
6" × 9"
2018

The New History of Quakerism

Indian Paths of Pennsylvania

Paul A. W. Wallace, and Foreword by Kurt W. Carr

$19.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-153-6

240 pages
8.5" × 11"
125 maps
2018
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
reprint edition

Posthumous America

Literary Reinventions of America at the End of the Eighteenth Century

Benjamin Hoffmann, and Translated by Alan J. Singerman

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08007-9

$34.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08008-6

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256 pages
6" × 9"
3 b&w illustrations
2018

Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic

Revised and Expanded Edition

Bill Russell

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07780-2

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284 pages
4.5" × 9"
125 color/5 b&w illustrations/1 map
2017
Revised and Expanded

Keystone Books

Lair of the Lion

A History of Beaver Stadium

Lee Stout and Harry H. West

$29.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07776-5

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196 pages
10" × 9"
74 color/126 b&w illustrations
2017

Keystone Books

The Schenley Experiment

A Social History of Pittsburgh’s First Public High School

Jake Oresick

$19.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07833-5

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240 pages
5.5" × 8.5"
42 b&w illustrations/4 maps
2017

Keystone Books

Speaking to Body and Soul

Instructions for the Moravian Choir Helpers, 1785–1786

Edited and translated by Katherine M. Faull

$84.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07767-3

$19.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07768-0

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200 pages
6" × 9"
9 b&w illustrations
2017

Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies

Gifford Pinchot

Selected Writings

Gifford Pinchot, Edited by Char Miller

$74.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07841-0

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07842-7

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264 pages
6" × 9"
2017

An Empire of Print

The New York Publishing Trade in the Early American Republic

Steven Carl Smith

$99.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07851-9

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-08232-5

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264 pages
6" × 9"
2017

Penn State Series in the History of the Book

Memories of Lincoln and the Splintering of American Political Thought

Shawn J. Parry-Giles and David S. Kaufer

$89.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07838-0

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07839-7

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240 pages
6" × 9"
2017

Rhetoric and Democratic Deliberation

Letters Written from the Banks of the Ohio

Claude-François de Lezay-Marnésia, Edited with an introduction by Benjamin Hoffmann, and Translated by Alan J. Singerman

$89.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07716-1

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232 pages
6" × 9"
2017

Wood Hicks and Bark Peelers

A Visual History of Pennsylvania’s Railroad Lumbering Communities; The Photographic Legacy of William T. Clarke

Ronald E. Ostman and Harry Littell with an Introduction by Linda A. Ries

$39.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07207-4

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252 pages
10.5" × 9"
121 duotone illustrations
2016
Published in collaboration with the Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Keystone Books

The Grid and the River

Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682–1876

Elizabeth Milroy

$64.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06676-9

464 pages
9" × 11"
188 duotone illustrations
2016

Serious Nonsense

Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage

William W. Donner

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07118-3

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208 pages
6" × 8"
42 b&w illustrations
2016

Keystone Books

From Memory to Memorial

Shanksville, America, and Flight 93

J. William Thompson

$19.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07699-7

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200 pages
5.5" × 8.5"
26 b&w illustrations/3 maps
2016

Keystone Books

Hope in Hard Times

Norvelt and the Struggle for Community During the Great Depression

Timothy Kelly, Margaret Power, and Michael Cary

$79.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07466-5

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07467-2

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280 pages
7" × 10"
42 b&w illustrations/4 maps
2016

Plowshares

Protest, Performance, and Religious Identity in the Nuclear Age

Kristen Tobey

$69.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07672-0

$19.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07673-7

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184 pages
6" × 9"
2016

A Greene Country Towne

Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination

Edited by Alan C. Braddock and Laura Turner Igoe

$84.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07713-0

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248 pages
7" × 10"
45 b&w illustrations
2016

First Pennsylvanians

The Archaeology of Native Americans in Pennsylvania

Kurt W. Carr and Roger W. Moeller

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-150-5

256 pages
8.25" × 11"
124 color/120 b&w illustrations
2015
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Emilie Davis’s Civil War

The Diaries of a Free Black Woman in Philadelphia, 1863–1865

Edited by Judith Giesberg, transcribed and annotated by The Memorable Days Project

$59.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06367-6

$16.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06368-3

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240 pages
5" × 8"
24 b&w illustrations
2014

Jacob Green’s Revolution

Radical Religion and Reform in a Revolutionary Age

S. Scott Rohrer

$79.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06421-5

$34.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06422-2

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320 pages
6" × 9"
8 b&w illustrations/2 maps
2014

A Peculiar Mixture

German-Language Cultures and Identities in Eighteenth-Century North America

Edited by Jan Stievermann and Oliver Scheiding

$72.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05949-5

$32.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05950-1

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296 pages
6" × 9"
20 b&w illustrations/2 maps
2013

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Citizens in a Strange Land

A Study of German-American Broadsides and Their Meaning for Germans in North America, 1730–1830

Hermann Wellenreuther

$98.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05937-2

$34.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05938-9

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384 pages
7" × 10"
16 color/37 b&w illustrations/1 map
2013

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Church and Estate

Religion and Wealth in Industrial-Era Philadelphia

Thomas F. Rzeznik

$72.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05967-9

$32.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05968-6

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304 pages
6" × 9"
11 b&w illustrations/1 map
2013

Pennsylvania in Public Memory

Reclaiming the Industrial Past

Carolyn Kitch

$61.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05219-9

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05220-5

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272 pages
6" × 9"
10 b&w illustrations
2012

Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement

Susan Rimby

$67.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05624-1

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05625-8

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224 pages
6" × 9"
15 b&w illustrations
2012

Doctored

The Medicine of Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Tanya Sheehan

$82.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03792-9

$41.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03793-6

216 pages
7" × 10"
44 b&w illustrations
2011

Medical Caregiving and Identity in Pennsylvania's Anthracite Region, 1880–2000

Karol K. Weaver

$67.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-04878-9

$30.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-04879-6

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200 pages
6" × 9"
17 b&w illustrations/1 map
2011

The Practice of Pluralism

Congregational Life and Religious Diversity in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1730–1820

Mark Häberlein

$87.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03521-5

$29.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07483-2

288 pages
6" × 9"
2009

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Immigrant and Entrepreneur

The Atlantic World of Caspar Wistar, 1650–1750

Rosalind Beiler

$61.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03372-3

$30.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03595-6

224 pages
6" × 9"
14 b&w illustrations/8 maps
2008

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

A Country Storekeeper in Pennsylvania

Creating Economic Networks in Early America, 1790–1807

Diane E. Wenger

$61.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03412-6

$30.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03413-3

280 pages
6" × 9"
21 b&w illustrations
2008

Powwowing Among the Pennsylvania Dutch

A Traditional Medical Practice in the Modern World

David W. Kriebel

$35.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-03213-9

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-07575-4

312 pages
6" × 9"
6 b&w illustrations
2007
Co-published with the Pennsylvania German Society

Pennsylvania German History and Culture

The Economy of Early America

Historical Perspectives and New Directions

Edited by Cathy Matson

$30.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-02765-4

376 pages
6" × 9"
1 b&w illustration
2006
Co-published with the Library Company of Philadelphia

Voices of the Knox Mine Disaster

Stories, Remembrances, and Reflections on the Anthracite Coal Industry’s Last Major Catastrophe, January 22, 1959

Robert P. Wolensky, Kenneth C. Wolensky, and Nicole H. Wolensky

$21.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-114-7

280 pages
6" × 9"
2005
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Community of the Cross

Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem

Craig D. Atwood

$56.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-02367-0

$30.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-05855-9

296 pages
6" × 9"
7 b&w illustrations
2004

Max Kade Research Institute: Germans Beyond Europe

Pennsylvania

A History of the Commonwealth

Edited by Randall M. Miller and William A. Pencak

$47.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-02214-7

712 pages
9" × 10.25"
36 color/435 b&w illustrations/28 maps
2002
Co-published with The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Keystone Books

Susquehanna’s Indians

Barry C. Kent

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-024-9

466 pages
6" × 9"
112 b&w illustrations
2001
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Second Edition

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Anthropological Series

Making Iron on the Bald Eagle

Roland Curtin’s Ironworks and Workers’ Community

Gerald G. Eggert

$24.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-271-06711-7

208 pages
6" × 9"
21 b&w illustrations/1 map
1999
Co-published with Centre County Historical Society

Keystone Books

The Knox Mine Disaster, January 22, 1959

The Final Years of the Northern Anthracite Industry and the Effort to Rebuild a Regional Economy

Robert P. Wolensky, Kenneth C. Wolensky, and Nicole H. Wolensky

$17.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-081-2

182 pages
6" × 9"
1999
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Indians in Pennsylvania

Paul A. W. Wallace

$14.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-89271-017-1

212 pages
6" × 9"
25 b&w illustrations/6 maps
1981
Distributed by Penn State University Press for The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Second Edition

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