The Department of History encourages its students to become critical thinkers, clear writers, and historically aware, empathetic global citizens. Combining the particular resources and challenges of Philadelphia with a diverse and dynamic curriculum and faculty, the department seeks to develop a sense of enthusiasm and responsibility in its students.

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Submissions from 2002

Review of "Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Framing the South: Hollywood, Television, and Race during the Civil Rights Struggle", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Grant's Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Lincoln's Virtues: An Ethical Biography", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Surviving the Confederacy: Rebellion, Ruin and Recovery; Roger and Sara Pryor during the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Civil War: Ironweed Newspapers and Periodicals Project", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Lincoln Memorial & American Life", Randall M. Miller

The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans' First Generation, Randall M. Miller

From Wasteland to Wonderland: Wales in the Imagination of the English Traveler, 1720-1895, Shannon L. Rogers

The Past is a Dream: The Neo-Feudalism of Benjamin Disraeki, Shannon L. Rogers

Foreign Aid, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Guns and Violence: The English Experience", Phillip T. Smith

La marginalidad de la centralidad: la paradoja del ayuntamiento de la Ciudad de México, 1812-1826, Richard A. Warren

Las elecciones: una perspectiva comparada, Richard A. Warren

More Thoughtful Opposition, Richard A. Warren

Rashomon in the Zócalo: Thoughts on Writing the History of Popular Political Culture in Nineteenth Century Mexico, Richard A. Warren

Review of "Containing the Poor: The Mexico City Poor House, 1774‐1871", Richard A. Warren

Review of "The Other Rebellion: Popular Violence, Ideology, and the Mexican Struggle for Independence, 1810-1921", Richard A. Warren

Review of "Viva Mexico! Viva la Independencia! Celebrations of September 16", Richard A. Warren

The Social Dimensions of Politics: Rituals, Crowds and Popular Political Culture in Mexico City From Colony to Republic, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 2001

Manchukuo and Confucianism, James Carter

Struggle for the Soul of a City: Nationalism, Imperialism and Racial Tension in the 1920s Harbin, James Carter

Domesticating the Jungle: Children, Families, and Zoos, 1938-1965, Jeffrey Hyson

Review of "French Anti-slavery: The Movement for the Abolition of Slavery in France, 1802-1848", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Marie Antoinette: The Last Queen of France", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "The Unification of Germany, 1989-1990", Thomas M. Keefe

Biographical essays for "Guicciardini," "Sanuto," & "Sarpi," three major Renaissance authors, Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Alcohol, Sex, and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Peace and Negotiation: Strategies for Coexistence in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance", Alison Williams Lewin

A Splendid Scottish-Slovak Friendship: R. W. Seton-Watson and Fedor Ruppeldt, Thomas D. Marzik

Ethnic Groups, U.S., Randall M. Miller

Review of "173 Pre-Prohibition Cocktails: Potations So Good They Scandalized a President", Randall M. Miller

Review of "A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten", Randall M. Miller

Review of "A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Citizen Sherman: A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Civil War Eyewitnesses: An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles, 1986-1996", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Drug War Heresies: Learning from Other Vices, Times, and Places", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Encyclopedia of the American Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Encyclopedia of the Confederacy", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Free Labor in an Unfree World: White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789-1860", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Lee and His Generals in War and Memory", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Robert E. Lee: A Biography", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Shades of Blue and Gray: An Introductory Military History of the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The American Civil War: A Handbook of Literature and Research", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Civil War and Reconstruction", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Civil War: An Illustrated History", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Civil War in Books: An Analytical Bibliography", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Civil War on the Web: A Guide to the Very Best Sites", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave Trade", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Gettysburg Nobody Knows", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy toward Southern Civilians", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History", Randall M. Miller

Review of "To Faithfully Preserve: History and Lore from America's National Parks", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Why the Confederacy Lost", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand", Randall M. Miller

Roots and Race: Back to Africa and African-American Identity: A 19th-Century Story, Randall M. Miller

Shades of Gray: Immigrants in the Civil War South, Randall M. Miller

War Without End, Randall M. Miller

The Historian of Wessex: Thomas Hardy s Contribution to History, Shannon L. Rogers

Soviet Internationalism, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Edward the Caresser: The Playboy Prince Who Became Edward VII", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Policing and Conflict in Northern Ireland", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Shots in the Dark: the Policy, Politics, and Symbolism of Gun Control", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Judicial Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Latin America", Richard A. Warren

Review of "State Formation and Democracy in Latin America, 1810-1900", Richard A. Warren

Review of "Tornel and Santa Anna: The Writer and the Caudillo, Mexico, 1795-1853", Richard A. Warren

Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 2000

A Tale of Two Temples: Nation, Region, and Religious Architecture in Harbin 1928-1998, James Carter

New Additions to the Search Party: Using the Search for Modern China: A Documentary Collection, James Carter

'Paradise Temple and Harbin City Planning, 1916-1932' and 'Far East Meridian of the Russian Culture', James Carter

Preserving the Future and Planning the Past in 1920s Harbin, James Carter

Review of "To the Marbin Station: the Liberal Alternative in Russian Manchuria, 1898-1914", James Carter

Jungles of Eden: The Design of American Zoos, Jeffrey Hyson

Zoo and Animal Collections, Jeffrey Hyson

Review of "Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Louis Prieur, Revolutionary Artists: The Public, the Populace, and Images of the French Revolution", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Practicing Democracy: Elections and Political Culture in Imperial Germany", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "The Bonn Republic: West German Democracy, 1945-1990", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "The Power of Kings: Monarchy and Religion in Europe, 1589-1715", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Cronaca Fiorentina 1537-1555", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Global Interests: Renaissance Art between East and West", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Peace and Negotiation: Strategies for Coexistence in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 4.", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Peace and Nogations: Strategies for Coexistence in th Middle Ages and the Renaissance", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "Understanding the Middle Ages: The Transformation of Ideas and Attitudes in the Medieval World", by Harald Kleinschmidt, Alison Williams Lewin

When Confessional and Political Agendas CLahs: The Complex Life of Giovanni Dominici, Alison Williams Lewin

Chesnut, Mary Boykin (Miller) (1823-1886), Randall M. Miller

`Dear Master': Letters of a Slave Family, Randall M. Miller

Ethnic Groups, U.S., Randall M. Miller

Foreword, Randall M. Miller

Grounding Freedom: New Approaches to African-American Experience and Heritage, Randall M. Miller

North of Dixie: Race, Civil Rights, and Politics in the Urban North, 1945-1970, Randall M. Miller

Racial Profiling, Randall M. Miller

Religion and the American Civil War, Randall M. Miller

Review of "A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War", Randall M. Miller