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Complete Catalog By Author: L

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


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

La Vopa, The Labor of the Mind: Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures (hc 2017, eb 2017)

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

Labov, Sociolinguistic Patterns (pb 1973)

Labov/Weinreich, On Semantics (hc 1980, eb 2018)

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 (hc 1994, 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 (hc 1962, 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)

Lander Johnson/Decamp, Blood Matters: Studies in European Literature and Thought, 1400-1700 (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Landry, Vodún: Secrecy and the Search for Divine Power (hc Nov 2018, eb Nov 2018)

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)

Lane/Cella, Basic Issues in Coordinating Family and Child Welfare Programs (hc 1964, eb 2016)

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

Langdon, Sumerian Grammatical Texts (hc 1917, eb 2017)

Langfitt/Hackney, Partners in the Research Enterprise: University-Corporate Relations in Science and Technology (hc 1983, eb 2016)

Langman, A Selected Guide to the Literature of the Flowering Plants of Mexico (hc 1964, eb 2018)

Lapin, Structuring the Journey to Work (hc 1964, eb 2016)

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

Larkin/Mariage, The World of André Le Nôtre (pb 2010)

Larson, The Reluctant Patron: The United States Government and the Arts, 1943-1965 (hc 1983, 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)

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

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

Lauer, Colonial Justice and the Jews of Venetian Crete (hc Mar 2019, eb Mar 2019)

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)

Laux/Rémond, The Right Wing in France: From 1815 to de Gaulle, 2/e (hc 1966, eb 2016)

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

Lawler, The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, Volume 4: C Passūs 15-19; B Passūs 13-17 (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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 (hc 1993, 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)

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 2017, eb 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 (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Lea/Howland, Materials Toward a History of Witchcraft, Volume 2 (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Lea/Howland, Materials Toward a History of Witchcraft, Volume 3 (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Lea/Howland, Minor Historical Writings and Other Essays (hc 1942, eb 2016)

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

Lea/Peters, The Duel and the Oath (hc 1975, eb 2016)

Lea/Peters, Torture (hc 2016, 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 (hc 1961, eb 2017)

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

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

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

Leckie, Open Houses: Poverty, the Novel, and the Architectural Idea in Nineteenth-Century Britain (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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)

Ledger/Cooper, Innovation and Tradition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: An Anecdotal Journey (hc 1990, eb 2018)

Lee, The State of the Nation: Retrospect and Prospect (hc 1963, eb 2016)

Lee, Slavery and the Romantic Imagination (pb 2004, eb 2017)

Leeds/Balderston, Wages: A Means of Testing Their Adequacy (hc 1931, eb 2017)

Leese, Collective Bargaining Among Photo-Engravers in Philadelphia: Ordinary Methods Applied to an Occupation Which Is Both an Art and a Manual Trade (hc 1929, eb 2017)

Lefkovitz, Strange Bedfellows: Marriage in the Age of Women's Liberation (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Legrain, The Culture of the Babylonians: From Their Seals in the Collections of the Museum (hc 1925, eb 2017)

Leiter, Akhmatova's Petersburg (hc 1983, eb 2018)

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 (hc 1964, eb 2017)

Lemay, The Oldest Revolutionary: Essays on Benjamin Franklin (hc 1976, eb 2018)

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)

Lemon, Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Lempert/Sanders, An Invitation to Law and Social Science (hc 1986, eb 2016)

Lenoir/Dibble, The Middle Paleolithic Site of Combe-Capelle Bas (France) (hc 1995)

Lenski, Constantine and the Cities: Imperial Authority and Civic Politics (hc 2016, pb 2017, 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 (hc 1962, eb 2017)

Leopold, Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, 1890-1975 (hc 1981, eb 2016)

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

LeRoy, Perplexed Prophets: Six Nineteenth-Century British Authors (hc 1953, eb 2017)

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

Leskov, The Maikop Treasure (hc 2008)

Leslie, The Script of Jonathan Swift and Other Essays (hc 1935, eb 2017)

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

Lester, A Century of Philadelphia Cricket (hc 1951, eb 2016)

Leuba/Snyder, Hypnotic Poetry: A Study of Trance-Inducing Technique in Certain Poems and Its Literary Significance (hc 1930, eb 2016)

Levey, Archaeological Chemistry: A Symposium (hc 1967, 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 (hc 1967, 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, Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution (pb 2013, eb 2011)

Lewin, Studies in African Native Law (hc 1947, eb 2016)

Lewis, The Romantic Decatur (hc 1937, eb 2016)

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

Lewis/Carlos, Commerce by a Frozen Sea: Native Americans and the European Fur Trade (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Li, The Origin and Cultivation of Shade and Ornamental Trees (hc 1963, eb 2018)

Li/Cooke, The Tongking Gulf Through History (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Li/Li, Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States, and the Lake States (hc 1972, eb 2017)

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 (pb 2007, eb 2011)

Lichtenstein/Flacks, The Port Huron Statement: Sources and Legacies of the New Left's Founding Manifesto (hc 2015, eb 2015)

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

Lidz/Klausner, The Nationalization of the Social Sciences (hc 1986, eb 2016)

Lieb, The Four Faces of Man: A Philosophical Study of Practice, Reason, Art, and Religion (hc 1971, eb 2017)

Liebesny, The Government of French North Africa (hc 1943, eb 2017)

Lievsay, The Englishman's Italian Books, 1550-1700 (hc 1970, eb 2016)

Lifshitz/Bitel, Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives (pb 2010, eb 2013)

Lightwood, A Selected Bibliography of Significant Works About Adam Smith (hc 1984, eb 2016)

Lillibridge, Beacon of Freedom: The Impact of American Democracy upon Great Britain, 1830-1870 (hc 1955, eb 2018)

Lincoln/Furstenberg Jr., Teenage Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing (hc 1981, eb 2018)

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

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

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

Lingelbach, Edward Potts Cheyney: Portrait of an Historian (hc 1935, eb 2016)

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

Linker/Hirschmann, Civil Disabilities: Citizenship, Membership, and Belonging (hc 2015, eb 2014)

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

Lippincott/Canfield, The Publishing Experience (hc 1969, eb 2016)

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

Lisle, Modern Coliseum: Stadiums and American Culture (hc 2017, eb 2017)

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 (hc 1936, 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)

Livingston/Cílek, To Breathe with Birds: A Book of Landscapes (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Livingston/Origo, La Foce: A Garden and Landscape in Tuscany (hc 2001)

Lloyd/Puckett, Becoming Penn: The Pragmatic American University, 1950-2000 (hc 2015, 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 (hc 1990, 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)

Loding, Ur Excavations, Texts, Volume IX: Economic Texts from the Third Dynasty (hc 1976)

Loding/Behrens, Dumu-e2-dub-ba-a: Studies in Honor of Åke W. Sjöberg (hc 1989)

Loetscher, The Broadening Church: A Study of Theological Issues in the Presbyterian Church Since 1869 (hc 1954, 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)

Lombardo, Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics (hc Sep 2018, eb Sep 2018)

Lombardo/Howard-Hassmann, Reparations to Africa (pb 2011, eb 2018)

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 (hc 1949, eb 2017)

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

Long/Maulitz, Grand Rounds: One Hundred Years of Internal Medicine (hc 1988, eb 2016)

Long/Oxfeld, Coming Home?: Refugees, Migrants, and Those Who Stayed Behind (pb 2004, eb 2017)

Longaker, English Biography in the Eighteenth Century (hc 1931, eb 2016)

Longaker, Contemporary Biography (hc 1934, eb 2016)

Longaker, The Stories of Ernest Dowson (hc 1947, eb 2017)

Longaker, Poems of Ernest Dowson (hc 1962, eb 2016)

Longaker, Ernest Dowson, 3/e (hc 1967, eb 2016)

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

Looby/Winthrop, Cecil Dreeme (pb 2016, eb 2016)

Lopez/Bouza, Communication, Knowledge, and Memory in Early Modern Spain (hc 2004)

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)

Loten, Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal—Great Temples III, IV, V, and VI: Tikal Report 23B (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Loten, Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal—Structures in and Around the Lost World Plaza: Tikal Report 23D (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Loten, Miscellaneous Investigations in Central Tikal—The Plaza of the Seven Temples: Tikal Report 23C (hc 2018, eb 2017)

Loucks/Hirsch, Quantity Planning and Price Planning in the Soviet Union (hc 1961, eb 2016)

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 (hc 1988, eb 2016)

Low/Haney, Gold Rush by Sea (hc 1941, eb 2016)

Lowell/Smith, Uncollected Poems of James Russell Lowell (hc 1950, eb 2017)

Lowenberg, Caring and Responsibility: The Crossroads Between Holistic Practice and Traditional Medicine (hc 1989, 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)

Lowrie/Biddle, Notable Women of Pennsylvania (hc 1942, eb 2016)

Luce/Summers, Economic Development Within the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (hc 1986, eb 2016)

Luce/Summers, Economic Report on the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1985 (hc 2016, eb 2017)

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 (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" (hc 1968, 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)

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

Lutz, Selected Sumerian and Babylonian Texts (hc 1919, eb 2017)

Lutz/Hannum, New Directions in Human Rights (hc 1989, eb 2016)

Luyben, James Bridie: Clown and Philosopher (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Lykes/Martín Beristain, Humanitarian Aid Work: A Critical Approach (pb 2008)

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 (hc 1993, eb 2016)

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

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