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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

Vol. 136, No. 2, April 2012

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  2. Articles
  3. Book Reviews
    • Review (pp. 207-208)
      The Nation’s Nature: How Continental Presumptions Gave Rise to the United States of America. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. 401 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $45.) by James D. Drake
      Review by: John R. Gillis
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0207
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    • Review (pp. 208-209)
      The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early America. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. 416 pp. Notes, index. $45.) Edited by Chris Beneke; Christopher S. Grenda
      Review by: Janet Moore Lindman
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0208
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    • Review (pp. 209-210)
      John Woolman and the Affairs of Truth: The Journalist’s Essays, Epistles, and Ephemera. (San Francisco: Inner Light Books, 2010. 310 pp. Index. $45 cloth; $25 paper.) Edited by James Proud
      Review by: David L. Crosby
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0209
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    • Review (pp. 210-212)
      American Independence: From “Common Sense” to the “Declaration.” (n.p.: Estate Four Publishers, 2010. 710 pp. Bibliography, index. $24.95 paper.) by Benjamin Ponder
      Review by: Patrick Loebs
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0210
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    • Review (pp. 212-213)
      Lessons from America: Liberal French Nobles in Exile, 1793–1798. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. 216 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. $80.) by Doina Pasca Harsanyi
      Review by: Matthew Rainbow Hale
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0212
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    • Review (pp. 213-214)
      Tom Paine’s America: The Rise and Fall of Transatlantic Radicalism in the Early Republic. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. 264 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $35.) by Seth Cotlar
      Review by: Philipp Ziesche
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0213
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    • Review (pp. 215-216)
      Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 320 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $45.) by Matthew Dennis
      Review by: Jon Parmenter
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0215
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    • Review (pp. 216-217)
      The Union War. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. 215 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $27.95.) by Gary W. Gallagher
      Review by: Timothy J. Orr
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0216
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    • Review (pp. 217-219)
      Last to Leave the Field: The Life and Letters of First Sergeant Ambrose Henry Hayward, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteers. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2011). 344 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $52.) Edited by Timothy J. Orr
      Review by: Daniel N. Rolph
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0217
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    • Review (pp. 219-220)
      Soldiers to Governors: Pennsylvania’s Civil War Veterans Who Became State Leaders. (Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. xiv, 173 pp. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. $59.95.) by Richard C. Saylor
      Review by: J. Adam Rogers
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0219
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    • Review (pp. 220-222)
      Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans, 1720–1920. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. 256 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $49.95.) Edited by Sally McMurry; Nancy Van Dolsen by ,
      Review by: Charles Bergengren
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0220
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    • Review (pp. 222-223)
      Chatham Village: Pittsburgh’s Garden City. (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011. 214 pp. Illustrations, notes, index. $29.95.) by Angelique Bamberg
      Review by: John F. Bauman
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0222
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    • Review (pp. 223-224)
      AFSCME’s Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011. 320 pp. Illustrations, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $59.50 cloth; $27.95 paper.) by Francis Ryan
      Review by: John Hinshaw
      DOI: 10.5215/pennmaghistbio.136.2.0223
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