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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 By Author: L

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by author's last name.

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La Sale/Krueger, Jean de Saintré: A Late Medieval Education in Love and Chivalry (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Labov, Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular (pb 1973)

Labov, Sociolinguistic Patterns (pb 1973)

LaCombe, Political Gastronomy: Food and Authority in the English Atlantic World (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Lagos, Autonomy and Power: The Dynamics of Class and Culture in Rural Bolivia (eb 2016)

Laird, The Flowering of the Landscape Garden: English Pleasure Grounds, 1720-1800 (hc 1999)

Lambert, Resources for South Asian Area Studies in the United States: Report of a Conference Convened by the Committee on South Asia of the Association for Asian Studies for the U.S. Office of Education (eb 2016)

Lamothe, Inventing the New Negro: Narrative, Culture, and Ethnography (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Lampert, Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Lanctot, Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution (pb 2008, eb 2011)

Landay, Madcaps, Screwballs, and Con Women: The Female Trickster in American Culture (pb 1998)

Landsman, Crimes of the Holocaust: The Law Confronts Hard Cases (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lane, Contemporary Studio Porcelain, 2/e (hc 2003)

Lane, Blackface Cuba, 1840-1895 (hc 2005)

Lang, Genocide: The Act as Idea (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Langdon, Epical and Liturgical Texts (eb Feb 2017)

Langdon, Sumerian Grammatical Texts (eb Feb 2017)

Langfitt/Hackney, Partners in the Research Enterprise: University-Corporate Relations in Science and Technology (eb 2016)

Langman, A Selected Guide to the Literature of the Flowering Plants of Mexico (eb Feb 2017)

Lapin, Structuring the Journey to Work (eb 2016)

Lapsansky/Verplanck, Quaker Aesthetics: Reflections on a Quaker Ethic in American Design and Consumption, 1720-1920 (hc 2002)

Larson, The Reluctant Patron: The United States Government and the Arts, 1943-1965 (eb 2016)

Larson/Morrison, Whither the Early Republic: A Forum on the Future of the Field (pb 2005, eb 2012)

Lasch/Weaver, Plain Style: A Guide to Written English (pb 2002)

Lau, New Age Capitalism: Making Money East of Eden (pb 2000, eb 2015)

Lauren, The Evolution of International Human Rights: Visions Seen, 3/e (pb 2011, eb 2013)

Laurence, Becoming Jane Jacobs (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Laursen/Nederman, Beyond the Persecuting Society: Religious Toleration Before the Enlightenment (pb 1997, eb 2011)

Lavender, Climax at Buena Vista: The Decisive Battle of the Mexican-American War (pb 2003)

Lawless, Handmaidens of the Lord: Pentecostal Women Preachers and Traditional Religion (pb 1988, eb 2015)

Lawless, Holy Women, Wholly Women: Sharing Ministries Through Life Stories and Reciprocal Ethnography (eb 2016)

Lawless, Women Preaching Revolution: Calling for Connection in a Disconnected Time (hc 1996, eb 2015)

Lawrence, One Family Under God: Love, Belonging, and Authority in Early Transatlantic Methodism (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Lawrence/Bjorkman, The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd: A Drama in Three Acts (pb 2002, eb 2015)

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, In Defense of Rights: Attacks on Lawyers and Judges in 1992 (pb 1993)

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Critique: Review of the U.S. Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1993 (pb 1994)

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, In Defense of Rights: Attacks on Lawyers and Judges in 1993 (pb 1994)

Lay, Beyond the Cloister: Catholic Englishwomen and Early Modern Literary Culture (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Layne/Tarrant, The Neoplatonic Socrates (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Lazar/Stein, Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

Lazzaro-Weis, From Margins to Mainstream: Feminism and Fictional Modes in Italian Women's Writing, 1968-1990 (pb 1993, eb 2011)

Lea/Howland, Materials Toward a History of Witchcraft, Volume 1 (eb Nov 2016)

Lea/Howland, Materials Toward a History of Witchcraft, Volume 2 (eb Feb 2017)

Lea/Howland, Materials Toward a History of Witchcraft, Volume 3 (eb Feb 2017)

Lea/Howland, Minor Historical Writings and Other Essays (eb 2016)

Lea/Howland, The Ordeal (pb 1973, eb 2016)

Lea/Peters, The Duel and the Oath (eb 2016)

Lea/Peters, Torture (eb 2016)

Lea/Weaver, A Quaker Woman's Cookbook: The "Domestic Cookery" of Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (hc 1982, eb 2016)

Leach, Studies in Medieval Literature: In Honor of Albert Croll Baugh (eb Nov 2016)

Leatherbarrow, Topographical Stories: Studies in Landscape and Architecture (pb 2015, eb 2015)

Leavelle, The Catholic Calumet: Colonial Conversions in French and Indian North America (hc 2011, pb 2014, eb 2011)

Leckie, Culture and Adultery: The Novel, the Newspaper, and the Law, 1857-1914 (hc 1999, eb 2015)

Leckie/Gallagher, Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: A Legal Resource Guide (hc 2006, eb 2011)

Lecklider, Inventing the Egghead: The Battle over Brainpower in American Culture (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Lee, The State of the Nation: Retrospect and Prospect (eb Nov 2016)

Lee, Slavery and the Romantic Imagination (pb 2004, eb 2011)

Leeds/Balderston, Wages: A Means of Testing Their Adequacy (eb Nov 2016)

Leese, Collective Bargaining Among Photo-Engravers in Philadelphia: Ordinary Methods Applied to an Occupation Which Is Both an Art and a Manual Trade (eb Nov 2016)

Legrain, The Culture of the Babylonians: From Their Seals in the Collections of the Museum (eb Nov 2016)

Lemarchand, The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa (pb 2009, eb 2012)

Lemarchand, Forgotten Genocides: Oblivion, Denial, and Memory (pb 2013, 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)

Lemire, "Miscegenation": Making Race in America (pb 2009, eb 2010)

Lemire, Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Massachusetts (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Lempert/Sanders, An Invitation to Law and Social Science (eb 2016)

Lenski, Constantine and the Cities: Imperial Authority and Civic Politics (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Leonard, Fragile Minds and Vulnerable Souls: The Matter of Obscenity in Nineteenth-Century Germany (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Leonard/Drinker, The American Woman in Colonial and Revolutionary Times, 1565-1800: A Syllabus with Bibliography (eb Feb 2017)

Leopold, Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, 1890-1975 (eb 2016)

Lerner, The Feast of Saint Abraham: Medieval Millenarians and the Jews (hc 2000)

LeRoy, Perplexed Prophets: Six Nineteenth-Century British Authors (eb Nov 2016)

Lesch/Lustick, Exile and Return: Predicaments of Palestinians and Jews (hc 2005, pb 2008)

Leskov, The Maikop Treasure (hc 2008)

Leslie, The Script of Jonathan Swift and Other Essays (eb Nov 2016)

Lesser, "Hamlet" After Q1: An Uncanny History of the Shakespearean Text (hc 2014, pb 2016, eb 2014)

Lester, A Century of Philadelphia Cricket (eb 2016)

Levey, Archaeological Chemistry: A Symposium (eb 2016)

Levey/Al-Khaledy, The Medical Formulary of Al-Samarqandi: And the Relation of Early Arabic Simples to Those Found in the Indigenous Medicine of the Near East and India (eb 2016)

Levin, The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power, 2/e (pb 2013, eb 2013)

Levy, Reproductive Urges: Popular Novel-Reading, Sexuality, and the English Nation (hc 1999)

Levy, Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution (pb 2013, eb 2011)

Lewin, Studies in African Native Law (eb 2016)

Lewis, The Romantic Decatur (eb 2016)

Lewis, A Democracy of Facts: Natural History in the Early Republic (hc 2011)

Li/Li, Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States, and the Lake States (eb Nov 2016)

Liachowitz, Disability as a Social Construct: Legislative Roots (hc 1988, eb 2010)

Liang, Family and Empire: The Fernández de Córdoba and the Spanish Realm (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Licht, Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950 (pb 2000)

Lichtenstein, American Capitalism: Social Thought and Political Economy in the Twentieth Century (hc 2006, pb 2007, eb 2011)

Lichtenstein/Shermer, The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination (hc 2012, pb 2016, eb 2016)

Lieb, The Four Faces of Man: A Philosophical Study of Practice, Reason, Art, and Religion (eb Nov 2016)

Liebesny, The Government of French North Africa (eb Nov 2016)

Lievsay, The Englishman's Italian Books, 1550-1700 (eb 2016)

Lightwood, A Selected Bibliography of Significant Works About Adam Smith (eb 2016)

Lillibridge, Beacon of Freedom: The Impact of American Democracy upon Great Britain, 1830-1870 (eb Jan 2017)

Lindio-McGovern, Filipino Peasant Women: Exploitation and Resistance (pb 1997)

Lindman, Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America (hc 2008, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Lindsay/Sweet, Biography and the Black Atlantic (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Lingelbach, Edward Potts Cheyney: Portrait of an Historian (eb 2016)

Linger, Anthropology Through a Double Lens: Public and Personal Worlds in Human Theory (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lippard/Cohen, The Killers: A Narrative of Real Life in Philadelphia (pb 2016, eb 2014)

Lipsitz, Competitive Elections and the American Voter (hc 2011, pb 2016, eb 2011)

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

Litchfield, Classified List of 4800 Serials: Currently Received in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania and of Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges (eb 2016)

Little, Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England (pb 2007, eb 2013)

Liu, Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes (hc 2014, eb 2015)

Lluch, Visions of Sovereignty: Nationalism and Accommodation in Multinational Democracies (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Lobel, A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda's "Duties of the Heart" (hc 2006, eb 2013)

Locatelli, Unwording the World: Sameil Beckett's Prose Works After the Nobel Prize (eb 2016)

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

Lochrie, Covert Operations: The Medieval Uses of Secrecy (pb 2011, eb 2012)

Lochrie, Nowhere in the Middle Ages (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Lockwood, Gardens of Colony and State: Gardens and Gardeners of the American Colonies and the Republic before 1840 (hc 2000)

Loetscher, The Broadening Church: A Study of Theological Issues in the Presbyterian Church Since 1869 (eb 2016)

Lofchie, The Political Economy of Tanzania: Decline and Recovery (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Loizides, Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies (hc 2015, eb 2016)

London, Lost Face: Lost Face, Trust, That Spot, Flush of Gold, The Passing of Marcus O'Brien, The Wit of Porportuk, To Build a Fire (pb 2005, eb 2015)

Long, O'Henry: The Man and His Work (eb Nov 2016)

Long, Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Long/Oxfeld, Coming Home?: Refugees, Migrants, and Those Who Stayed Behind (hc 2004, pb 2004)

Longaker, English Biography in the Eighteenth Century (eb 2016)

Longaker, Contemporary Biography (eb 2016)

Longaker, The Stories of Ernest Dowson (eb Nov 2016)

Longaker, Poems of Ernest Dowson (eb 2016)

Longaker, Ernest Dowson, 3/e (eb 2016)

Looby, "The Man Who Thought Himself a Woman" and Other Queer Nineteenth-Century Short Stories (pb 2016, eb 2016)

Loten, Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal: Tikal Report 23A (hc 2002)

Loten, A Commentary on the Architecture of the North Acropolis, Tikal, Guatemala—Additions and Alterations: Tikal Report 34A (hc 2007)

Lovell, Art in a Season of Revolution: Painters, Artisans, and Patrons in Early America (pb 2007)

Low/Chambers, Housing, Culture, and Design: A Comparative Perspective (eb 2016)

Low/Haney, Gold Rush by Sea (eb 2016)

Lowell/Smith, Uncollected Poems of James Russell Lowell (eb Nov 2016)

Lowenberg, Caring and Responsibility: The Crossroads Between Holistic Practice and Traditional Medicine (eb 2016)

Lowenstam/Moore, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume III: Scarabs, Inscribed Gems, and Engraved Finger Rings; Attic Black Figure and Black Glazed Pottery; Hellenistic and Roman Fine Ware; and Conservation of Objects (hc 1987)

Lower, The Barons' Crusade: A Call to Arms and Its Consequences (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Ludden, Contesting the Nation: Religion, Community, and the Politics of Democracy in India (pb 1996)

Lukacs, Through the History of the Cold War: The Correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs (hc 2010, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Lukasik, Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Lumiansky/Baker, Critical Approaches to Six Major English Works: From "Beowulf" Through "Paradise Lost" (eb 2016)

Lupton, Knowing Books: The Consciousness of Mediation in Eighteenth-Century Britain (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Luskey/Woloson, Capitalism by Gaslight: Illuminating the Economy of Nineteenth-Century America (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Lustick, Trapped in the War on Terror (hc 2006)

Lutz, Selected Sumerian and Babylonian Texts (eb Nov 2016)

Lutz/Hannum, New Directions in Human Rights (eb 2016)

Luyben, James Bridie: Clown and Philosopher (eb 2016)

Lynaugh, Nursing History Review, Volume 3: Official Journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing (pb 1994)

Lynaugh, Nursing History Review, Volume 4: Official Journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing (pb 1995)

Lynaugh, Nursing History Review, Volume 5: Official Journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing (pb 1996)

Lyons, The People of This Generation: The Rise and Fall of the New Left in Philadelphia (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Lyons/McKinley, Critical Tales: New Studies of the "Heptameron" and Early Modern Culture (eb 2016)

Lyons/Peters, Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (pb 1985)

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