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History

History

  • Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table

    $60.00
    Build one of the most iconic and elegant forms in American furniture history. Expert furniture crafter Kubalak teaches how to craft a reproduction of one of the most highly embellished and finest examples ever made. Using step-by-step photos, Kubalak...
    $60.00
  • Phantoms of Fairmont Phantoms of Fairmont

    Phantoms of Fairmont

    $12.00
    Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods and Fairmount is among its most famous.  But you know it for the Parkway and the museums.  Did you know it is also home to a ghostly history?  Eastern State Penitentiary has had countless reports of...
    $12.00
  • Covered with Night Covered with Night

    Covered with Night

    $20.00
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning history that transforms a single event in 1722 into an unparalleled portrait of early America.  In the winter of 1722, on the eve of a major conference between the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee (also known as the...
    $20.00
  • Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

    Lost Restaurants of Philadelphia

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    Long before Philadelphia’s food scene was splashed on covers of Bon Appétit and local establishments garnered accolades like “America’s best  restaurant,” culinary pioneers set the city’s restaurant industry ablaze. Frenchman Georges Perrier brought...
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  • Japanese Myths A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits Japanese Myths A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits

    Japanese Myths: A Guide to Gods, Heroes and Spirits

    $24.95
    An illustrated guide to the fantastic world of Japanese myths: retelling the stories and exploring how Japanese mythology has changed over time, as new gods, heroes, and spirits have entered the  canon. While people around the world love Japan’s...
    $24.95
  • Material World Material World

    Material World

    $49.95
    A collection of essays that examine early American cultural, political, and social history through a material lens, exploring the meanings of objects ranging from artworks and domestic furnishings to Penn’s Treaty Tree. In this volume, scholars from...
    $49.95
  • Craft and the Makers Craft and the Makers

    Craft and the Makers

    $65.00
    Duncan Campbell and Charlotte Rey met in Paris while working together on Acne Paper. As a natural evolution of their widely respected work for this award-winning fashion publication, they were asked to consult on various projects and founded their own...
    $65.00
  • Copper, Iron and Clay A Smiths Journey Copper, Iron and Clay A Smiths Journey

    Copper, Iron and Clay: A Smith's Journey

    $23.99
    Interested in history and traditional pioneer kitchens, early cooking  methods, and original metals used in pots during the early years of  America, Sara became obsessed with the crafts of copper- and tin-smithing for kitchenware—specialty...
    $23.99
  • Nation of Women Nation of Women

    Nation of Women

    $26.50
    In Delaware society at the beginning of this period, to be a woman meant to engage in the activities performed by women, including diplomacy, rather than to be defined by biological sex. Among the Delaware, being a "woman" was therefore a...
    $26.50
  • Not All Wives Not All Wives

    Not All Wives

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    Marital status was a fundamental legal and cultural feature of women's identity in the eighteenth century. Free women who were not married could own property and make wills, contracts, and court appearances,  rights that the law of coverture...
    $26.50
  • Italian Legacy in Philadelphia Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    $50.00
    Italian arts and culture have been a significant influence on Philadelphia dating back to Thomas Jefferson and colonial times.  Throughout the ensuing decades, Italian art and architecture styles flourished, and wealthy Philadelphians traveled to...
    $50.00
  • Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    $35.00
    Barns are iconic features of the American landscape.  Among the wide variety of American barns, the Pennsylvania barn holds a special place in the agricultural traditions of North America. Combining features found in Alpine Switzerland and the...
    $35.00
  • Grief and Grievance Grief and Grievance

    Grief and Grievance

    $79.95
    In recent years, the world has seen the rise of white nationalism in America and the tragic persistence of violence against African-Americans. Featuring works by more than 30 artists and writings by leading scholars and art historians, this book — and...
    $79.95
  • Maus I and II paperback box set Maus I and II paperback box set

    Maus I & II paperback box set

    $33.90
    The paperback boxed set of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel in its original two-volume format, re-released to include a sixteen-page booklet designed by the artist. Acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about...
    $33.90
  • 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

    5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

    $20.00
    In the annals of popular protest in America, these have been shining  hours, achieved entirely outside the conventional arena of orderly  protest, white paper activism and the timid bleats of the professional leadership of big labor...
    $20.00
  • Picturing Resistance Picturing Resistance

    Picturing Resistance

    $26.99
    A compelling photographic history of the important moments of  progressive resistance—from the civil rights movement to the present—to  inspire the change-makers and activists of today. A powerful commemoration of notable moments of protest,...
    $26.99
  • Protecting Art in the Street Protecting Art in the Street

    Protecting Art in the Street

    $16.95
    There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations  have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had  been used and exploited without the artists' authorisation, for example in advertising campaigns, as...
    $16.95