PMHB, April 2007

PMHB, April 2007







Front Matter


Editorial: President's House Update
by Tamara Gaskell Miller

"So Many Things for His Profit and For His Pleasure": Colonial Naturalists Respond to an Enlightenment Creed, 1727-1777
by Thomas Wirth

A Matter of Context: Elizabeth Wilson Revisited
by Meredith Peterson Tufts

Review Essay

Benjamin Franklin at 300: The Show Goes On: A Review of the Reviews
by Michael Zuckerman

Book Reviews

Harper, Promised Land: Penn's Holy Experiment, The Walking Purchase, and the Dispossession of the Delawares, 1600-1763
by Steven Gimber

Guenther, "Rememb'ring our Time and Work is the Lords": The Experiences of Quakers on the Eighteenth-Century Pennsylvania Frontier
by Jean R. Soderlund

Frasca, Benjamin Franklin's Printing Networks: Disseminating Virtue in Early America
by David Waldstreicher

Finger, Dr. Franklin's Medicine
by Joyce E. Chapin

Yoder, The Pennsylvania German Broadside: A History and Guide
by Leonard Norman Primiano

Lanier, The Delaware Valley in the Early Republic: Architecture, Landscape, and Regional Identity
by Susan Garfinkel

Kashatus, Money Pitcher: Chief Bender and the Tragedy of Indian Assimilation
by Karen Guenther

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 200 Years of Excellence
by Page Talbott

Adams, Eakins Revealed: The Secret Life of an American Artist
Kirkpatrick, The Revenge of Thomas Eakins
by Sarah Gordon

Youngner, Industry in Art: Pittsburgh, 1812 to 1920
by Edward Slavishak

Kleinberg, Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939
by Andrew Morris