PMHB, January 2014

PMHB, January 2014









The Art of Racial Politics: The Work of Robert Douglass Jr., 1833–46
by Aston Gonzalez

Coordination or Competition: State Regulation of Motor Buses under Private Ownership and the Decline of Mass Transit in Pittsburgh
by Mark Gallimore

Idealizing an Organic Landscape: J. I. Rodale, the Rodale Press, and the Pennsylvania Countryside
by Andrew N. Case

Notes and Documents

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

Book Reviews

Carson and Lounsbury, eds., The Chesapeake House: Architectural Investigations by Colonial Williamsburg
by Donald W. Linebaugh

Landsman, Crossroads of Empire: The Middle Colonies in British North America
by Liam Riordan

Campbell, Speculators in Empire: Iroquoia and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix
by Daniel Ingram

Earnest and Earnest, The Heart of the Taufschein: Fraktur and the Pivotal Role of Berks County, Pennsylvania
by Karen Guenther

Chambers, Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic
by John Resch

Baker, “Prigg v. Pennsylvania”: Slavery, the Supreme Court, and the Ambivalent Constitution
by Spero T. Lappas

Hearn, Lincoln and McClellan at War
by Thomas J. Rowland

Cervetti, S. Weir Mitchell, 1829–1914: Philadelphia’s Literary Physician
by David G. Schuster

Wolensky and Hastie, Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, Italians, and Organized Crime in the Northern Coalfield of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1897–1959
by Perry K. Blatz

Staff of Al Día, 200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia: A Photographic Record of the Community
by Víctor Vázquez-Hernández

Black and Chiarappa, eds., Nature’s Entrepôt: Philadelphia’s Urban Sphere and Its Environmental Thresholds
by Anne E. Krulikowski

Weaver, As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine
by Jennifer Rachel Dutch