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Volume 81, Number 1, Winter 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Travelers and Tourists in the Mid-Atlantic, 1750–1850

A Tribute to William Pencak: October 8, 1951—December 9, 2013

pp. i-iii


J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur’s Niagara: Redefining a Sublime Landmark

pp. 1-50

Charles Dickens in Pennsylvania in March 1842: Imagining America

pp. 51-87

Mechanical Aesthetics: Picturesque Tourism and the Transportation Revolution in Pennsylvania

pp. 88-105

George Washington’s Venango to Fort Le Boeuf Route, December 1753—Reexamined

pp. 106-119

Exhibit Review

Benjamin Franklin Museum, Franklin Court, Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia (review)

pp. 120-126

Book Reviews

The Life of Pennsylvania Governor George M. Leader: Challenging Complacency by Kenneth Wolensky with George M. Leader (review)

pp. 127-129

This Far by Faith: Tradition and Change in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania edited by David R. Contosta (review)

pp. 129-131

The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812 by Troy Bickham (review)

pp. 131-134

America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837 by Alasdair Roberts (review)

pp. 134-136

The Confederate Heartland: Military and Civilian Morale in the Western Confederacy by Bradley R. Clampitt (review)

pp. 136-138

We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861 by William J. Cooper (review)

pp. 139-141


pp. 142-143

Index—Volume 80

pp. 144-167

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