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 1996

Review of "Working Class Self-Help in Nineteenth-Century England", Phillip T. Smith

Desafío y trastorno en el gobierno municipal entre la independencia y la reforma: el ayuntamiento de México y la dinámica política nacional, 1821-1855, Richard A. Warren

Elections and Popular Political Participation in Mexico, 1808-1836, Richard A. Warren

Entre la participación política y el control social: las clases pobres de la Ciudad de México y la transición desde la colonia hacia el estado nacional, Richard A. Warren

Lépero, Richard A. Warren

Quintana Roo, Andrés, Richard A. Warren

Santa Anna, Antonio López de, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1995

Clara Barton: In the Service of Humanity, David H. Burton

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Review of "Isaac Hecker: An American Catholic", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "The Kaiser and His Court: Wilhelm II and the Government of Germany", Thomas M. Keefe

R.W. Seton-Watson and His Relations with the Czechs and Slovaks: Documents, 1906-1951, Thomas D. Marzik

German Society of Pennsylvania, Randall M. Miller

Perspectives on the Twentieth Century Immigration to the United States, Randall M. Miller

Religion and Public Life in America, Randall M. Miller

Review of "After Appomattox: How the South Won the War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "April '65: Confederate Covert Action in the American Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Race, Ethnicity, and Urbanization: Selected Essays", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The South", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The South through Time: A History of an American Region", Randall M. Miller

Seeing Slavery from the Slaves' Perspective, Randall M. Miller

The American Revolutionary War, Randall M. Miller

The Radicalism of the American Revolutionary War, Randall M. Miller

The World the Slaves Made, Randall M. Miller

Nationalism and Normanization: Creating the Post-Conquest Anglo-Welsh Community Through Marital Alliances, 1066-1284, Shannon L. Rogers

Politics or Passion?: A Look Inside the Marriage of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth and Joanna of England, Shannon L. Rogers

Cyrus Stephen Eaton, Katherine A. Sibley

Soviet Industrial Espionage against American Military Technology and the U.S. Response, 1930-1945, Katherine A. Sibley

'Stormy Petrel': Lucy Gwynne Branham's Crusade for Peace and Soviet-American Friendship in the 1920s, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office, 1870-1914", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People, 1770-1868", Phillip T. Smith

Creating the Mexican Imagined Community: Civic Celebrations in 19th and 20th Century Mexico, Richard A. Warren

Desafío y trastorno en el gobierno municipal entre la indepndencia y la reforma. El ayuntamiento de Mexico y la dinámica política nacional, 1821-1855, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1994

A Subject Elite: The First Decade of the Constitutionalist Party in Cochinchina, 1917-1927, James Carter

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

Remembering Dennis J. Clark: Historian and Activist, Randall M. Miller

Review of "Benevolence among Slaveholders: Assisting the Poor in Charleston, 1670-1860", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Chickamauga & Chattanooga: The Battles That Doomed the Confederacy", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Making Movies Black: The Hollywood Message Movie from World War II to the Civil Rights Era", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Mission and Memory: A History of the Catholic Chruch in Arkansas", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Nathan Bedford Forrest: A Biography", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Shadows over Sunnyside: An Arkansas Plantation in Transition, 1830-1945", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Slavery Days in Old Kentucky", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Sojourner Truth: Slave, Prophet, Legend", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Southern Women: Histories and Identities", Randall M. Miller

Review of "What They Fought for, 1861-1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Without Consent or Contract: Vol. 1, Markets and Production; Vol. 2, Conditions of Slave Life and the Transition to Freedom; Vol. 3, Evidence and Methods", Randall M. Miller

William Hodding Carter Jr, Randall M. Miller

Karl Earl Mundt, Katherine A. Sibley

The United States, Russia, and the Soviet Union, 1890-1928, Katherine A. Sibley

The Women's Committee for the Recognition of Russia, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Crime in Victorian Britain: An Annotated Bibliography from Nineteenth-Century British Magazines", Phillip T. Smith

Victorian Detectives, Phillip T. Smith

Labor History, Richard A. Warren

Resistance to the Nation-State in the Hispanic World, Richard A. Warren

The Construction of Independence Day in Mexico, 1821-1864, Richard A. Warren

Vagrancy and Political Order in Nineteenth-Century Mexico, Richard A. Warren

Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Poor In Mexico City, 1808-1836, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1993

Holmes-Sheehan Correspondence: Letters of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., and Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan, David H. Burton

Review of "Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People", David H. Burton

Review of "Bavaria and German Federalism: Reich to Republic, 1918-33, 1945-49", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Germany's Rude Awakening: Censorship in the Land of the Brothers Grimm", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Napoleon's Irish Legion", Thomas M. Keefe

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Cum Status Ecclesie Noster Sit: Florence and the Council of Pisa (1409), Alison Williams Lewin

The Great Triangle: Florence, Naples and the Roman Papacy in the Late Fourteenth Century, Alison Williams Lewin

Review of "My Brother's Face: Portraits of the Civil War in Photographs, Diaries, and Letters" by Charles Phillips and Alan Axelrod, Randall M. Miller

Review of "Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Adaptable South: Essays in Honor of George Brown Tindall", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Antislavery Debate: Capitalism and Abolitionism as a Problem in Historical Interpretation", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Blue and the Gray", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Through Fire and Flood: The Catholic Church in Frontier Texas, 1836-1900", Randall M. Miller

Review of "William Dorsey's Philadelphia and Ours: On the Past and Future of the Black City America.", Randall M. Miller

Roman Catholicism in South Carolina, Randall M. Miller

Sara Trainer Smith (1844-1899): A Philadelphia Catholic Writer, Raymond H. Schmandt

American Intelligence and Soviet Industrial Espionage during the 1930s, Katherine A. Sibley

Technology and Trade: Russia's Pursuit of American Investment, 1917-1929, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Crime in Nineteenth-Century Wales", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Framing the Criminal: Crime, Cultural Work, and the Loss of Critical Perspective, 1830-1900", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "The Treason Trials, 1794", Phillip T. Smith

Coercion and Market: Silver Mining in Colonial Potosi, 1692-1826, Richard A. Warren

Fall Make-up, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1992

Political Ideas of Justice Holmes, David H. Burton

Review of "The Justice from Beacon Hill: The Life and Times of Oliver Wendell Holmes", David H. Burton

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Review of "Our Unfinished Business: The U.S. Catholic Bishops' Letters on Peace and the Economy", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Wilhelm II and the Germans: A Study in Leadership", Thomas M. Keefe

African-American Culture in the Slave South, Randall M. Miller

Ethnic Groups, Randall M. Miller

Race and Ethnicity: African Americans and German Immigrants in the 19th Century, Randall M. Miller

Review of "An African-American Exodus: The Segregation of the Southern Churches", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Black Women Abolitionists: A Study in Activism, 1828-1860", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Broke by the War: Letters of a Slave Trader", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Cultural Connections: Museums and Libraries of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The History of Black Catholics in the United States", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Portable Lincoln", Randall M. Miller

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Review of "The Working People of Richmond: Life and Labor in an Industrial City, 1865-1920", Randall M. Miller