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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

Vol. 135, No. 2, April 2011

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  3. Notes and Documents
  4. Exhibit Review
  5. Book Reviews
    • Review (pp. 199-200)
      Friends and Strangers: The Making of Creole Culture in Colonial Pennsylvania. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 392 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $45.) by John Smolenski
      Review by: Judith Ridner
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0199
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    • Review (pp. 200-201)
      A Town In-Between: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the Early Mid-Atlantic Interior. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 320 pp. Maps and illustrations, notes, index. $49.95.) by Judith Ridner
      Review by: Karen Guenther
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0200
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    • Review (pp. 201-202)
      The Ordeal of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary in the Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780. (Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2010. 278 pp. Illustrations, appendices, notes, selected bibliography, index. $52.50.) by James P. Myers Jr.
      Review by: Holly A. Mayer
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0201
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    • Review (pp. 202-203)
      David Franks: Colonial Merchant. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. 263 pp. Appendices, notes, bibliography. $60.) by Mark Abbott Stern
      Review by: Toni Pitock
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0202
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    • Review (pp. 204-205)
      John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail. (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2010. xvi, 662 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $35.) by Tim McGrath
      Review by: Dennis M. Conrad
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0204
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    • Review (pp. 205-206)
      William Bartram, The Search for Nature’s Design: Selected Art, Letters, and Unpublished Writings. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2010. 520 pp. Illustrations, maps, appendices, works cited, index. $49.95.) by Thomas Hallock, Nancy E. Hoffman
      Review by: Thomas P. Slaughter
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0205
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    • Review (pp. 206-207)
      Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of Microfinance. (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010. 240 pp. Appendices, notes, works cited, index. $99.) by Bruce H. Yenawine
      Review by: Andrew M. Schocket
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0206
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    • Review (pp. 207-208)
      So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. 384 pp. Illustrations, archival sources, notes, index. $35.) by James R. Fichter
      Review by: Jane T. Merritt
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0207
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    • Review (pp. 208-209)
      Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 200 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $39.95.) by Susan Branson
      Review by: Jennifer Lawrence Janofsky
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0208
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    • Review (pp. 210-211)
      Northerners at War: Reflections on the Civil War Home Front. (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2010. xx, 266 pp. Illustration, notes, index. $39.95.) by J. Matthew Gallman
      Review by: Jonathan W. White
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0210
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    • Review (pp. 211-212)
      Thomas Eakins and the Uses of History. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 232 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $55.) by Akela Reason
      Review by: Michael Clapper
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0211
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    • Review (pp. 212-213)
      Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010. 272 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $50.) by David A. Canton
      Review by: Mary Frances Berry
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0212
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    • Review (p. 214)
      Crucible of Freedom: Workers’ Democracy in the Industrial Heartland, 1914-1960. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010. ix, 454 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. $90.) by Eric Leif Davin
      Review by: Kenneth J. Heineman
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0214
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    • Review (pp. 215-216)
      Guard Wars: The 28th Infantry Division in World War II. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. 384 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $45.) by Michael E. Weaver
      Review by: Eric Klinek
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0215
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    • Review (pp. 216-217)
      America’s Longest Run: A History of the Walnut Street Theatre. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. 424 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $44.95.) by Andrew Davis
      Review by: Heather S. Nathans
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0216
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    • Review (pp. 218-219)
      Global Philadelphia: Immigrant Communities Old and New. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010. 320 pp. Tables, maps, figures, illustrations, index. $29.95.) by Ayumi Takenaka, Mary Johnson Osirim
      Review by: Kathryn E. Wilson
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.135.2.0218
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