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 1992

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

Roman Catholics in South Carolina, Randall M. Miller

The Birth (and Life) of a Journal: A 100-year Retrospective of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Randall M. Miller

Crusaders as Diplomats: Another Side of the Holy Wars, Raymond H. Schmandt

International Harverster and the Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1924, Katherine A. Sibley

The Commissarait of Foreign Affairs and the Failure of the Soviet Bureau, 1919-1921, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "Kingdom in Crisis: The Zulu Response to British Invasion of 1879", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "Women, Crime and Custody in Victorian England", Phillip T. Smith

The Crystal Palace and European Refugees in London, Phillip T. Smith

Review of "La participación indígena en los mercados surandinos: strategias y reproducción social siglos XVI a XX", Richard A. Warren

The Will of the Nation: Legitimacy and Political Participation in Mexico, 1808-1836, Richard A. Warren

Submissions from 1991

Review of "William Howard Taft: A Bibliography", David H. Burton

Review of "German History: 1770-1866", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "'Who Has the Youth, Has the Future': The Campaign to Save Young Workers in Imperial Germany", Thomas M. Keefe

Florence and the Papacy During the Great Schism (Italy), Alison Williams Lewin

American Catholicism Before the Civil War: A Comment, Randall M. Miller

American Immigration in Transatlantic Perspective, Randall M. Miller

Black Bondage in the City of Brotherly Love, Randall M. Miller

Charles Osborn, Randall M. Miller

Coming to Pennsylvania: Immigration Over Two Centuries, Randall M. Miller

Ethnic Groups, Randall M. Miller

How Filmic Images Shape Our Perceptions of Ethnic Groups, Randall M. Miller

Immigration to Pennsylvania: A Tale of Two Cities, Randall M. Miller

Politics and Society Amid Revolutionary War, Randall M. Miller

Race and Ethnicity in Industrial Pennsylvania, Randall M. Miller

Review of "Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia 1789-1879", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Before Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum South", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Essays on Sunbelt Cities and Recent Urban America", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Financial Failure and Confederate Defeat", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Frederick Douglass", Randall M. Miller

Review of "George Washington's Beautiful Nelly: The Letters of Elenor Park Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, 1794-1851", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour", Randall M. Miller

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

Review of "Religion and the Radical Republican Movement, 1860-1870", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Diary of Edmund Ruffin. Vol. 3: A Dream Shattered, June, 1863-June, 1865", Randall M. Miller

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

Review of "The Last Citadel: Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864-April 1865", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Premier See: A History of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1789-1989", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Urban History Association Syllabus Exchange", Randall M. Miller

Review of "When I Can Read My Title Clear: Literacy, Slavery, and Religion in the Antebellum South", Randall M. Miller

Slavery and the Origins of African-American Culture, Randall M. Miller

The Black Slave Driver, Randall M. Miller

The Material Culture of Slavery, Randall M. Miller

The Origins of Afro-American Culture, Randall M. Miller

The Slaves' Experience, Randall M. Miller

The Transcendent Meaning of the American Civil War, Randall M. Miller

Transferring African Culture(s) to America, Randall M. Miller

The Gepid Factor in the Byzantine Diplomacy of the 5th and 6th Centuries, Raymond H. Schmandt

Unpublished Letters of Blessed Katharine Drexel to Reverend Herman J. Heuser, Raymond H. Schmandt

Hungary and Herbert Hoover: The Efficacy of Food Diplomacy, 1919, Katherine A. Sibley

Loans and Legitimacy: Soviet American Trade and Diplomacy, 1919-1929, Katherine A. Sibley

Review of "European Women and the Second British Empire", Phillip T. Smith

Review of "The Unwritten Law: Criminal Justice in Victorian Kent", Phillip T. Smith

Submissions from 1990

Alice Roosevelt Longworth, David H. Burton

American Red Cross, David H. Burton

An Anglo-American Plutarch, David H. Burton

Cecil Spring Rice: A Diplomat's Life, David H. Burton

Clara Barton, David H. Burton

Dorothy Day, David H. Burton

Mary (Ritter) Beard, David H. Burton

Review of "A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt", David H. Burton

Review of "Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: Soldier, Scholar, Judge.", David H. Burton

Review of "1812: Napoleon's Russian Campaign", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Between Two Fires: Europe's Path in the 1930s", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Grace, Talent, and Merit: Poor Students, Clerical Careers, and Professional Ideology in Eighteenth-Century Germany", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "New Profession, Old Order: Engineers and German Society, 1815-1914", Thomas M. Keefe

Review of "Supplement to British Dance Bands on Record 1911 to 1945", Thomas M. Keefe

Slovakophile Relationship of T.G. Masaryk and Karel Kálal prior to 1914, Thomas D. Marzik

Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Immigration and Ethnicity, Randall M. Miller

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

Europe in America, Randall M. Miller

Eventually Everyone Will Know the Truth: A Tale of Editor, Author, Evidence, and Modern Journalism, Randall M. Miller

Immigrants in the Old South, Randall M. Miller

Individual Liberties in a Philadelphia Setting, Randall M. Miller

Our Common Culture: Race and Politics in the Palmetto Country, Randall M. Miller

Race and Ethnicity in the Philadelphia Context, Randall M. Miller

Reading the Slaves Testimony, Randall M. Miller

Review of "America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink", Randall M. Miller

Review of "America's National Battlefield Parks: A Guide", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Battle Chronicles of the Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Born a Child of Freedom, Yet a Slave: Mechanisms of Control and Strategies of Resistance in Antebellum South Carolina", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times Between Blacks and Jews in America", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher", Randall M. Miller

Review of "C. Vann Woodward, Southerner", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Evangelicals and Conservatives in the Early South, 1740-1861", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Farewell- We're Good and Gone: The Great Black Migration", Randall M. Miller

Review of "God's Federal Republic: Reconstructing Our Governing Symbol", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Lincoln on Democracy", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Making Their Own Way: Southern Blacks' Migration to Pittsburgh, 1916-30", Randall M. Miller

Review of "None Died in Vain: The Saga of the American Civil War", Randall M. Miller

Review of "The Arrogance of Race: Historical Perspectives on Slavery, Racism, and Social Inequality", Randall M. Miller

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

Review of "The Secret Eye: The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889", Randall M. Miller

Review of "To Seek America: A History of Ethnic Life in the United States", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Russian Serfdom", Randall M. Miller

Review of "Visions and Revisions: Ethnohistoric Perspectives on Southern Cultures", Randall M. Miller

The Confederacy of Dunces, Randall M. Miller

Review of "Bastard Feudalism and the Law", Raymond H. Schmandt

Review of "Das Bild vom Juden im Deutschland des Fruhen 16 Jahrhunderts", Raymond H. Schmandt