The July issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography is now available, both in print and online (see http://hsp.org/publications/pennsylvania-magazine-of-history-biography/pmhb-july-2013 and http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5215/pennmaghistbio.137.issue-3). Read about battles over Philadelphia's public schools, the real-life inspiration behind a groundbreaking novel, and more.
Richard S. Grimes, “We ‘Now Have Taken up the Hatchet against Them’: Braddock’s Defeat and the Martial Liberation of the Western Delawares”
Mary Maillard, “‘Faithfully Drawn from Real Life’: Autobiographical Elements in Frank J. Webb’s The Gairies and Their Friends”
William W. Cutler III, “Outside In and Inside Out: Civic Activism, Helen Oakes, and the Philadelphia Public Schools, 1960-1989”
And a variety of book reviews.
For more information, or to subscribe to or purchase individual issues of PMHB, visit http://hsp.org/publications/pennsylvania-magazine-of-history-biography.
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