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The Penn Press list for spring 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area, here.

 

Complete Catalog: Biography, Autobiography

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Adams, Three Americanists: Henry Harrisse, Bibliographer; George Brinley, Book Collector; Thomas Jefferson, Librarian (eb Feb 2017)

Alter, Gandhi's Body: Sex, Diet, and the Politics of Nationalism (hc 2000, eb 2011)

Armstrong/Biggs, Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg (hc 1968, eb 2016)

Arner, Dobson's "Encyclopaedia": The Publisher, Text, and Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803 (eb 2016)

Auerbach, Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress (hc 1999, pb 2002)

Bacon, Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury (hc 1987, eb 2016)

Baer, The Heart Is Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child (eb 2016)

Baker, Henry Wheaton, 1785-1848 (eb Nov 2016)

Barroll, Anna of Denmark, Queen of England: A Cultural Biography (hc 2000)

Becker/Betancourt, Richard Berry Seager: Archaeologist and Proper Gentleman (hc 1997)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 1: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 C.E. (hc 2009, eb 2012)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2: Making a "Catholic" Self, 388-401 C.E. (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Bell, John Morgan: Continental Doctor (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Bennett, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (eb Nov 2016)

Bernstein, Philosophical Profiles: Essays in a Pragmatic Mode (pb 1986, eb 2015)

Biddle/Lowrie, Notable Women of Pennsylvania (eb 2016)

Blake, Benjamin Waterhouse and the Introduction of Vaccination: A Reappraisal (eb 2016)

Blakely/Cisneros, My Storm: Managing the Recovery of New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Blum, W. E. B. Du Bois, American Prophet (hc 2007, pb 2009, eb 2013)

Blumenfeld-Kosinski, The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Boardman, Roger Sherman: Signer and Statesman (eb Feb 2017)

Body/Simon, Memoirs of a Man's Maiden Years (pb 2009)

Boehlke, Pierre de Thomas: Scholar, Diplomat, and Crusader (hc 1966, eb 2016)

Boyer Lewis, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte: An American Aristocrat in the Early Republic (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Bradley, George Henry Boker: Poet and Patriot (eb Nov 2016)

Bradley, Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Secretary of War: A Political Biography (eb Nov 2016)

Brandt/Last, In Exile: Essays, Reflections, and Letters, 1933-1947 (hc 1971, eb 2016)

Bridges, Iron Millionaire: Life of Charlemagne Tower (eb Nov 2016)

Brigance, Jeremiah Sullivan Black: A Defender of the Constitution and the Ten Commandments (eb Nov 2016)

Brown, The Education of Jane Addams (hc 2003, pb 2007)

Brownley, Clarendon and the Rhetoric of Historical Form (eb 2016)

Burton, Theodore Roosevelt: Confident Imperialist (eb Feb 2017)

Chester, Hugh Latimer: Apostle to the English (eb Nov 2016)

Cheyney/Nichols, Memorial: Herman Vandenburg Ames (eb Nov 2016)

Chon/Thet, Behind the Killing Fields: A Khmer Rouge Leader and One of His Victims (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Clark, Elisabeth of Schönau: A Twelfth-Century Visionary (hc 1992, eb 2016)

Comfort, William Penn, 1644-1718: A Tercentenary Estimate (eb 2016)

Contosta/Baltzell, A Philadelphia Family: The Houstons and Woodwards of Chestnut Hill (pb 1992)

Corner, The Seven Ages of a Medical Scientist: An Autobiography (eb Nov 2016)

Crane, The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker: The Life Cycle of an Eighteenth-Century Woman, Abridged Edition (pb 2010, eb 2011)

Cummings, Richard Peters: Provincial Secretary and Cleric, 1704-1776 (hc 1944, eb 2016)

Danielson, American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (hc 2014, eb 2014)

David, Fanny Kemble: A Performed Life (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Davies/Purdum, China Hand: An Autobiography (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Davis, Thomas Percy: A Scholar-Cleric in the Age of Johnson (hc 1989, eb 2016)

Dellamora, Radclyffe Hall: A Life in the Writing (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Diaz/Bloomberg, Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City at a Time (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Donovan, Pelagius and the Fifth Crusade (hc 1950, eb 2016)

Dreiser/Riggio, Dreiser's Russian Diary (hc 1996, eb 2015)

Du Roi/Epping, Journal of Du Roi the Elder: Lieutenant and Adjutant in the Service of the Duke of Brunswick, 1776-1778 (eb Feb 2017)

Dudden, Woodrow Wilson and the World of Today (hc 1957, eb 2016)

Earnest, John and William Bartram: Botanists and Explorers, 1699-1777, 1739-1823 (eb Nov 2016)

Elias/Bradley, Letters of Theodore Dreiser, Volume 2: A Selection (eb 2016)

Elias, Swift at Moor Park: Problems in Biography and Criticism (eb Feb 2017)

Emerson, Mark Twain, A Literary Life (hc 1999, eb Jan 2017)

Emery, Arthur Murphy: An Eminent English Dramatist of the Eighteenth Century (eb 2016)

Fairbank/Spence, Liang and Lin: Partners in Exploring China's Architectural Past (pb 2009)

Fedotoff White, Survival Through War and Revolution in Russia (eb Nov 2016)

Ferguson/Stair, Arctic Harpooner: A Voyage on the Schooner Abbie Bradford, 1878-1879 (eb Nov 2016)

Ferguson/Stair, Harpooner: A Four-Year Voyage on the Barque Kathleen, 1880-1884 (eb Nov 2016)

Fleming, John William Draper and the Religion of Science (eb 2016)

Ford, David Rittenhouse: Astronomer-Patriot, 1732-1796 (eb Nov 2016)

Franklin/Conn, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Penn Reading Project Edition (pb 2005, eb 2010)

Galperin, The Historical Austen (pb 2005, eb 2013)

Gapp, George Gissing, Classicist (eb Nov 2016)

Gaul/Eiseman, John Alfred Brashear: Scientist and Humanitarian, 1840-1920 (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Gegenheimer, William Smith: Educator and Churchman, 1727-1803 (eb Nov 2016)

Gilchrist, William Strickland: Architect and Engineer, 1788-1854 (eb Nov 2016)

Goodman, Benjamin Rush: Physician and Citizen, 1746-1813 (eb Feb 2017)

Goodman, The Ingenious Dr. Franklin: Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin (pb 1974, eb 2011)

Griffin, Henry Blake Fuller: A Critical Biography (eb Nov 2016)

Griffin, Frank R. Stockton: A Critical Biography (eb Nov 2016)

Halbeisen, Harriet Prescott Spofford: A Romantic Survival (eb Nov 2016)

Halprin/Olin, A Life Spent Changing Places (hc 2011)

Hancock/Jaquette, South After Gettysburg: Letters of Cornelia Hancock from the Army of the Potomac, 1863-1865 (eb Nov 2016)

Harbage, Sir William Davenant: Poet Venturer, 1606-1668 (eb Feb 2017)

Harbage, Thomas Killigrew: Cavalier Dramatist, 1612-83 (eb Nov 2016)

Harder, Daniel Drawbaugh: The Edison of the Cumberland Valley (eb Nov 2016)

Hardwick, Mall Maker: Victor Gruen, Architect of an American Dream (pb 2010, eb 2015)

Hardy, The World of Surgery, 1945-1985: Memoirs of One Participant (eb Nov 2016)

Harnwell, Educational Voyaging in Iran (eb Nov 2016)

Harnwell, Russian Diary (eb Nov 2016)

Harrington, Fighting Politician: Major General N. P. Banks (hc 1948, eb 2016)

Heller/Garvin, Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia (hc 2013, pb 2016, eb 2013)

Hough/Athearn, Soldier in the West: The Civil War Letters of Alfred Lacey Hough (eb Nov 2016)

Howgate, George Santayana (eb Feb 2017)

Hudson/Schif, Richard, Myrtle, and I (hc 1962, eb 2016)

Irvin-Erickson, Raphaël Lemkin and the Concept of Genocide (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Jackson, From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Struggle for Economic Justice (hc 2006, pb 2009, eb 2013)

Jackson, Let This Voice Be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism (hc 2009, pb 2010, eb 2010)

Jefferson/Ford, The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790 (pb 2005, eb 2011)

Johnson, Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (eb 2016)

Justice, Adam Usk's Secret (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Kafer, Charles Brockden Brown's Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic (hc 2004)

Kaldellis, Procopius of Caesarea: Tyranny, History, and Philosophy at the End of Antiquity (hc 2004, eb 2012)

Kaser, Joseph Charles: Printer in the Western Country (eb Nov 2016)

Kaser, Messrs. Carey and Lea of Philadelphia: A Study in the History of the Booktrade (eb 2016)

Kern, Constance Fenimore Woolson: Literary Pioneer (eb 2016)

Klein, Portrait of an Early American Family: The Shippens of Pennsylvania Across Five Generations (eb 2016)

Klein, Johann Conrad Beissel: Mystic and Martinet, 1690-1768 (eb 2016)

Konkle, Benjamin Chew, 1722-1810: Head of the Pennsylvania Judiciary System Under Colony and Commonwealth (eb 2016)

Konkle, Joseph Hopkinson, 1770-1842: Jurist, Scholar, Inspirer of the Arts (eb Feb 2017)

Konkle, Thomas Willing and the First American Financial System (Paper2016)

Kuklick, Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine (hc 2008, eb 2011)

Lemay, Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend (eb Feb 2017)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1: Journalist, 1706-1730 (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2: Printer and Publisher, 1730-1747 (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3: Soldier, Scientist, and Politician, 1748-1757 (hc 2008, eb 2014)

Liss, Isabel the Queen: Life and Times, 2/e (pb 2004, eb 2015)

Lochrie, Margery Kempe and Translations of the Flesh (pb 1994, eb 2012)

Marshall/Smith, Supreme Justice: Speeches and Writings (hc 2002)

McHugh, Love and Honor in the Himalayas: Coming To Know Another Culture (pb 2001, eb 2011)

McMahon/Schriver, To Read My Heart: The Journal of Rachel Van Dyke, 1810-1811 (hc 2000, eb 2015)

McNeil/Higginbotham, Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights (pb 1984, eb 2011)

Merwick, Stuyvesant Bound: An Essay on Loss Across Time (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Mickle/Mackey, A Gentleman of Much Promise: The Diary of Isaac Mickle, 1837-1845 (eb Feb 2017)

Miller, Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (hc 2009, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Montgomery, Brothers, Sing On!: My Half-Century Around the World with the Penn Glee Club (hc 2005, eb 2016)

Morton, An Appreciation of Robert Southwell (eb Feb 2017)

Nathanson, God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Neighbour, The Mother of Mohammed: An Australian Woman's Extraordinary Journey into Jihad (pb 2010)

Nobles, John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Oberg, Professional Indian: The American Odyssey of Eleazer Williams (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Plank, John Woolman's Path to the Peaceable Kingdom: A Quaker in the British Empire (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Poirier/Balinski, Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist (pb 1998)

Powell, Albertanus of Brescia: The Pursuit of Happiness in the Early Thirteenth Century (eb 2016)

Powers, Zayd (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Pryor, Clara Barton, Professional Angel (pb 1988, eb 2011)

Ragionieri, Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth (hc 2008, pb 2008)

Romaine-Davis, John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine (eb 2016)

Rosner, The Most Beautiful Man in Existence: The Scandalous Life of Alexander Lesassier (hc 1999, eb 2013)

Rotha/Ruby, Robert J. Flaherty: A Biography (hc 1983, eb 2015)

Rottenberg, The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance (pb 2006)

Rudwick/Harlan, W. E. B. Du Bois: Propagandist of the Negro Movement, 2/e (eb Nov 2016)

Schoolcraft, Romain Gary: The Man Who Sold His Shadow (hc 2002, eb 2012)

Schroeder, Monastic Bodies: Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Scruggs/VanDemarr, Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History (eb 2016)

Seigel, Between Cultures: Europe and Its Others in Five Exemplary Lives (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Shapira/Abel, Yigal Allon, Native Son: A Biography (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Skemp, First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence (pb 2013, eb 2011)

Slaughter, The Natures of John and William Bartram (pb 2005)

Spell, The Life and Works of José Joaquin Fernández de Lizardi (eb Nov 2016)

Spencer, In the Crossfire: Marcus Foster and the Troubled History of American School Reform (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Stone, Autobiographical Occasions and Original Acts: Versions of American Identity From Henry Adams to Nate Shaw (pb 1982)

Stroud, The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph (hc 2005, eb 2014)

Symonds/Gilbert, The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (hc 2002)

Thomas, The Man Who Would Be Perfect: John Humphrey Noyes and the Utopian Impulse (eb 2016)

Thomas, Partners of the Heart: Vivien Thomas and His Work with Alfred Blalock (pb 1998)

Timoney/Wolfe, Beat Cop to Top Cop: A Tale of Three Cities (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Tinkcom, John White Geary: Soldier-Statesrnan, 1819-1873 (eb 2016)

Tomes, The Art of Asylum-Keeping: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Origins of American Psychiatry (eb 2016)

Traubel/Bradley, With Walt Whitman in Camden: January 21 to April 7, 1889 (eb 2016)

Trix, The Sufi Journey of Baba Rexheb (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Tugwell/Keyserling, To the Lesser Heights of Morningside: A Memoir (eb 2016)

Van Deusen, Horace Greeley: Nineteenth-Century Crusader (eb Nov 2016)

Ver Steeg, Robert Morris: Revolutionary Financier, with an Analysis of His Earlier Career (eb Nov 2016)

Wallace, Conrad Weiser, 1696-1760: Friend of Colonist and Mohawk (eb Feb 2017)

Westheimer, Musically Speaking: A Life Through Song (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Weygandt, The Red Hills: A Record of Good Days Outdoors and In, with Things Pennsylvania Dutch (eb 2016)

Zimmerman, Henry Purcell: His Life and Times (eb 2016)

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