Exciting News from the Pennsylvania Historical Association!

Philip S. Klein Book Prize

2020 Prize Winner

The Philip S. Klein Book Prize is awarded for the best book on a topic that illuminates the history of Pennsylvania every even-numbered year. First awarded in 1996 (for the years 1994-1995), a selection committee evaluates the overall quality of scholarship, the significance of contribution to historical knowledge and methodology, and its style, presentation, and readability. The prize was established in honor of Philip S. Klein, president of the Association from 1954 to 1957. Notice of the award is distributed widely and it carries a cash prize.

OCTOBER 2020 (FOR 2018-2019)

David W. Young, The Battles of Germantown: Effective Public History in America (Temple University Press, 2019).

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