Essays That Confront the Personal and Public Aspects of Surviving Tragedy and Demonstrate How Pittsburgh Is Still Stronger Than Hate
A Comprehensive History Placing Forbes and His Campaign during the Seven Years’ War within the Context of the Eighteenth Century British Empire
A Revealing Insider Account of the First Years of Russian Independence
A Nuanced Account of Pope John Paul II’s Historical Visits to Poland in the Late Communist Era
A Fascinating Study of One of the Earliest and Most Influential Groups to Settle Western Pennsylvania
A compelling study of the sea change brought about in politics, society, and gender roles during World Wars I and II by campaigns to recruit Women’s Land Armies in Great Britain and the United States to cultivate victory gardens. Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant compares and contrasts the outcomes of war in both nations as seen through women’s ties to labor, agriculture, the home, and the environment. She sheds new light on the cultural legacies left by the Women’s Land Armies and their major role in shaping national and personal identities.
The First Translation of a Major Uruguayan Poet into English
A New Environmental History that Integrates Cultural and Urban Identity Across German Cities and Their Outskirts
Winner of the 2019 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry.
The Untold Story of Carnegie’s Prized Dinosaur and Its Influence on European Culture
A Nuanced Analysis of Perceptions about the Relationship between Evolutionary Science, Religion, and Personal Belief
How Ordinary People in Poland Experienced the Last Months of World War II and the First Months of Peace
A New Poem from the Author of The Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude and The Book of Delights
Winner of the 2019 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.