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 2000

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

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Review of "A Yankee at Arms: The Diary of Lieutenant Augustus D. Ayling, 29th Massachusetts Volunteers", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Christianity in Appalachia: Profiles in Regional Pluralism", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Christianity in Appalachia: Profiles in Regional Pluralism", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Encyclopedia of the American Civil War: A Political, Social, and Military History", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Jefferson Davis, American: A Biography", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Southern Unionist Pamphlets and Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

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Review of "The Emergence of a Black Catholic Community: St. Augustine's in Washington", Randall M. Miller

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Review of "The Emergence of a Black Catholic Community: St. Augustine's in Washington", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Ruling Race: A history of American Salvesholders", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders" and "Mistresses and Slaves: Plantation Women in South Carolina, 1830-1880", Randall M. Miller

Slavery, Randall M. Miller

The Genesis of Republicanism: The Birth and Growth of the Grand Old Party, 1854-1872, Randall M. Miller

The Genesis of Republicanism: The Birth and Growth of the Grand Old Party, 1854-1872, Randall M. Miller

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Randall M. Miller

The Politics and Ideology of the American Revolutionary War, Randall M. Miller

Using Primary Documents to Tell the Story, Randall M. Miller

The Idle Singer of an Empty Day?: The Medievalism of William Morris, Shannon L. Rogers

The Idle Singer of an Empty Day?: The Medievalism of William Morris, Shannon L. Rogers

The Living Medieval: Perceptions of Wales in Nineteenth-Century England, Shannon L. Rogers

The Living Medieval: Perceptions of Wales in Nineteenth-Century England, Shannon L. Rogers

Spies and Allies: Soviet Military-Industrial Espionage and the U. S. Response, 1941-1945, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Artful Dodgers: Youth and Crime in Early Nineteenth-Century London", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Earl Bathurst and the British Empire, 1762-1834", Phillip T. Smith

El Congreso Por Su Gusto Hizo de un Justo un Ldron: El Cobre, la 'Chusma' y el Centralismio, 1837, Richard A. Warren

Mass Mobilization versus Social Control: Vagrancy and Political Order in Early Republican Mexico, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1999

British-American Diplomacy, 1895-1917: Early Years of the Special Relationship, David H. Burton

Basketball and Bolsheviks: Chinese Nationalism and the White Russians in 1920s Harbin, James Carter

Confucianism and the Creation of a Manchurian National Identity, James Carter

Review of "Beyond the Neon Lights: Everyday Shanghai in the Early Twentieth Century", James Carter

Science, Spectacle, and SHowmanship: American Zoos and Popular Culture, 1893-1941, Jeffrey Hyson

'Scientific and National Park' or 'Local Pleasure Ground and Menagerie'? Defining the National Zoo, 1939-1972, Jeffrey Hyson

Urban Jungles: Zoos and American Society, Jeffrey Hyson

Review of "French Society in Revolution, 1789-1799", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Imperial Germany, 1871-1914: Economy, Society, Culture and Politics", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "The German Revolution of 1848-49" by Wolfram Siemann, Thomas M. Keefe

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Review of "Vatican Archives: An Inventory and Guide to Historical Documents of the Holy See", Thomas M. Keefe

Milan Rastislav tefánik and the Creation of Czecho-Slovakia, Thomas D. Marzik

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, Randall M. Miller

Catholics in the Old South: Essays on Church and Culture, Randall M. Miller

Daniel Pratt: A New England Yankee in King Cotton's Court, Randall M. Miller

Daniel Pratt: A New England Yankee in King Cotton's Court, Randall M. Miller

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

Ethnicity in the South, Randall M. Miller

John J. Zubly, Randall M. Miller

Martin Luther King, Jr, Randall M. Miller

More than the Lincoln Monument: The Enduring Meaning of the American Civil War, Randall M. Miller

Origins and Meaning of the American Constitution, Randall M. Miller

Philadelphia, Randall M. Miller

Preface, Randall M. Miller

Review of "Daughters of Light: Quaker Women Preaching and Prophesying in the Colonies and Abroad, 1700-1775", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Designs against Charleston: The Trial Record of the Denmark Vesey Slave Conspiracy of 1822", Randall M. Miller

Review of "One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-1928", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877.", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Sherman's Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, 1860-1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Sherman's Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, 1860-1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Origins of American Slavery: Freedom and Bondage in the English Colonies", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Well-Tempered Women: Nineteenth-Century Temperance Rhetoric", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Well-Tempered Women: Nineteenth-Century Temperance Rhetoric", Randall M. Miller

The 1963 March on Washington, Randall M. Miller

The First Sounds: Slavery and African-American Culture, Randall M. Miller

The Freedmen's Bureau and Reconstruction: Reconsiderations, Randall M. Miller

The Making of African-American Protestantism, Randall M. Miller

The World the Slaves Made, Randall M. Miller

Medievalism in the Last Novels of Thomas Hardy: New Wine in Old Bottles, Shannon L. Rogers

New Wine in Old Bottles': Making Popular History in Nineteenth-Century Britian, Shannon L. Rogers

Soviet Industrial Espionage Against American Military Technology and the US Response, 1930-1945, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Before the Bobbies: The Night Watch and Police Reform in Metropolitan London, 1720-1830", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Feminist Freikorps: The British Voluntary Women Police, 1914-1940", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Friends of the Family: The English Home and Its Guardians,1850-1940", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Royal Representations: Queen Victoria and British Culture, 1837-1876", Phillip T. Smith

Comment:  Public Ritual in the Americas During the Nineteenth Century, Richard A. Warren

Review of "Elections Before Democracy: The Hostory of Elections in Europe and Latin America", Richard A. Warren

The Long-Term Impact of the Service Immersion Experience on Student Leaders: The Case of 'Project Mexico' at Saint Joseph's University, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1998

Review of "Theodore Roosevelt and Six Friends of the Indian", David H. Burton

Review of "Theodore Roosevelt and the British Empire: A Study in Presidential Statecraft" and "Theodore Roosevelt and Six Friends of the Indian", David H. Burton

Taft, Holmes, and the 1920s Court: An Appraisal, David H. Burton

A Chinese Place: The Chinese Takeover of Harbin, 1917-1928, James Carter

Nationalism in an International City: Creating a Chinese Harbin, 1916-1932, James Carter

Review of "Diplomacy and Deception: the Secret History of Sino-Soviet Diplomatic Relations, 1917-1927", James Carter

Jungles of Eden: The Rhetoric of Environmentalism and the Design of American Zoos, Jeffrey Hyson

Review of "The Failure of Bismarck's Kulturkampf: Catholicism and State Power in Imperial Germany, 1871-1887", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Florence, The Golden Age, 1138-1737", Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "The Golden Age, 1138-1737", Alison Williams Lewin

1861-and the War Came: The First Year of the American Civil War, Randall M. Miller

African-Americans and the Civil War, Randall M. Miller

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

Getting Around: Transportation in Delaware County, Randall M. Miller

Is There a Dream for Today?: A Civil Rights Curriculum Resource, Randall M. Miller

James McPherson's Civil War, Randall M. Miller

Mobs, Militia, and Memory: The Social and Political Meaning of the American Revolutionary War, Randall M. Miller

No Small Matter: The American Revolution, Randall M. Miller