PMHB, January 2012

PMHB, January 2012







Front Matter


The Mason-Dixon and Proclamation Lines: Land Surveying and Native Americans in Pennsylvania's Borderlands
by Cameron B. Strang

Free Health Care for the Poor: The Philadelphia Dispensary
by William Pencak

The Evolution of Leadership within the Puerto Rican Community of Philadelphia
by Ariel Arnau

Notes and Documents

Newly Available and Processed Collections at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
by Rachel Moloshok and HSP Archives Staff

Book Reviews

Richter, Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts
by Peter Charles Hoffer

Parmenter, The Edge of the Woods: Iroquoia, 1534–1701
by Daniel K. Richter

Pollack, ed., "The Good Education of Youth": Worlds of Learning in the Age of Franklin
by Keith Pacholl

Little, Transoceanic Radical, William Duane: National Identity and Empire, 1760–1835
by Seth Cotlar

Taylor, The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, and Indian Allies
by R. William Weisberger

Harrold, Border War: Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War
by Stephen Rockenbach

Faulkner, Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America
by Beverly Tomek

Biddle and Dubin, Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America
by Andrew Diemer

Brody, Remembering Chester County: Stories from Valley Forge to Coatesville
by Steven G. Gimber

Kashuba, A Brief History of Scranton, Pennsylvania
Brown, Industrial Pioneers: Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the Transformation of America, 1840–1902
by Martin W. Wilson

Seachrist, Snow Hill: In the Shadows of the Ephrata Cloister
by Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe