Fall 2016 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press fall 2016 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them books by Maurizio Albahari, Elisheva Baumgarten, Doron Ben-Atar and Richard Brown, George Demacopoulos, Lynne Enterline, Kathleen Donegan, Daniel Richter, and E. R. Truitt.


Complete Catalog By Title: B

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by title.


Branch, A Bibliography of James T. Farrell's Writings, 1921-1957 (eb Feb 2016)

Teerink/Scouten, A Bibliography of the Writings of Jonathan Swift, 2/e (eb Feb 2016)

Starr, A Bibliography of Thomas Gray, 1917-1951 (eb Feb 2016)

Penniman, A Book About the English Bible, 2/e (eb Feb 2016)

Metcalf, A Borneo Journey into Death: Berawan Eschatology from Its Rituals (eb Feb 2016)

Ungnad, Babylonian Letters of the Hammurapi Period (eb Feb 2016)

Watson, Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance (pb 2007, eb 2013)

Flores, Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico's Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Bestor, Backwoods Utopias: The Sectarian Origins and the Owenite Phase of Communitarian Socialism in America, 1663-1829, 2/e (eb Feb 2016)

Newman, Ballad Collection, Lyric, and the Canon: The Call of the Popular from the Restoration to the New Criticism (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Weinberg, Bamboula at Kourion: The Architecture (hc 1983)

Pietrusewsky/Douglas, Ban Chiang, a Prehistoric Village Site in Northeast Thailand, Volume 1: The Human Skeletal Remains (hc 2001)

Goodman, Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Hall, Banking Cycles (eb Feb 2016)

Goffart, Barbarian Tides: The Migration Age and the Later Roman Empire (hc 2006, pb 2009, eb 2010)

Jacobson, Barbarous Antiquity: Reorienting the Past in the Poetry of Early Modern England (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Bates, Bargaining for Life: A Social History of Tuberculosis, 1876-1938 (hc 1992, eb 2015)

More, Baroque Sovereignty: Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and the Creole Archive of Colonial Mexico (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Mann/Scheffauer, Bashan and I (pb 2002)

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

Delegard, Battling Miss Bolsheviki: The Origins of Female Conservatism in the United States (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Lillibridge, Beacon of Freedom: The Impact of American Democracy upon Great Britain, 1830-1870 (eb Feb 2016)

Clark/McMunn, Beasts and Birds of the Middle Ages: The Bestiary and Its Legacy (eb Feb 2016)

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

Brody/Allen, Beauty From the Earth: Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (pb 1990)

Beuf, Beauty Is the Beast: Appearance-Impaired Children in America (eb Feb 2016)

Oberfield, Becoming Bureaucrats: Socialization at the Front Lines of Government Service (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Van Dam, Becoming Christian: The Conversion of Roman Cappadocia (hc 2003, eb 2011)

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

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

Fishman, Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2012)

Unger, Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (pb 2007, eb 2013)

Fernandez-Armesto, Before Columbus: Exploration and Colonization from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1229-1492 (pb 1987)

Campana, Before Farming: Hunter-Gatherer Society and Subsistence (hc 1995)

Paige, Before Fiction: The Ancien Régime of the Novel (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Sacks, Before Harlem: The Black Experience in New York City Before World War I (hc 2006, eb 2013)

Phillips, Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510 (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Anderson, Before the "Knight's Tale": Imitation of Classical Epic in Boccaccio's "Teseida" (eb Feb 2016)

Kreutz, Before the Normans: Southern Italy in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries (pb 1996, eb 2011)

Geisst, Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Guest, Behind the Disappearances: Argentina's Dirty War Against Human Rights and the United Nations (pb 1990)

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

Paige, Being Interior: Autobiography and the Contradiction of Modernity in Seventeenth-Century France (hc 2000)

Green, Bendectin and Birth Defects: The Challenges of Mass Toxic Substances Litigation (pb 1998, eb Feb 2016)

Mitchell/Blitzstein, Benefits for the Workplace of the Future (hc 2003)

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

Hall, Benjamin Franklin and a Case of Christmas Murder (The Benjamin Franklin Mysteries) (pb 2001)

Hagedorn, Benjamin Franklin and Chess in Early America: A Review of the Literature (eb Feb 2016)

Tagg, Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia "Aurora" (eb Feb 2016)

Nolan, Benjamin Franklin in Scotland and Ireland: 1759 and 1771 (eb Feb 2016)

Nolan, Benjamin Franklin in Scotland and Ireland, 1759 and 1771: The Military Career of a Philosopher (eb Feb 2016)

Hall, Benjamin Franklin Takes the Case (The Benjamin Franklin Mysteries) (pb 2001)

Goodman, Benjamin Rush: Physician and Citizen, 1746-1813 (eb Feb 2016)

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

Williamson/Shippey, "Beowulf" and Other Old English Poems (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Mitchell, Betrayal of the Innocents: Desire, Power, and the Catholic Church in Spain (eb Feb 2016)

Tartakoff, Between Christian and Jew: Conversion and Inquisition in the Crown of Aragon, 1250-1391 (hc 2012, eb 2012)

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

Gillette, Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. (pb 2006, eb 2011)

Gadsden, Between North and South: Delaware, Desegregation, and the Myth of American Sectionalism (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Schechner/Turner, Between Theater and Anthropology (pb 1985, eb 2010)

Chajes, Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism (pb 2011, eb 2012)

McKinley, Beverly Hills, 90210: Television, Gender, and Identity (pb 1997, eb 2011)

Geary, Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Kipperman, Beyond Enchantment: German Idealism and English Romantic Poetry (eb Feb 2016)

Joyce/Gillespie, Beyond Kinship: Social and Material Reproduction in House Societies (pb 2000)

Bernstein, Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis (pb 1983, eb 2011)

Freidenreich/Goldstein, Beyond Religious Borders: Interaction and Intellectual Exchange in the Medieval Islamic World (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Dieterich-Ward, Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Fate of Industrial America (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Chénetier/Houlding, Beyond Suspicion: New American Fiction Since 1960 (hc 1996)

Woods, Beyond the Architect's Eye: Photographs and the American Built Environment (pb 2013)

Koops/Zuckerman, Beyond the Century of the Child: Cultural History and Developmental Psychology (hc 2003, eb 2012)

Shienbaum, Beyond the Electoral Connection: A Reassessment of the Role of Voting in Contemporary American Politics (eb Feb 2016)

Opal, Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England (pb 2011, eb 2013)

Green, Beyond the Good Death: The Anthropology of Modern Dying (pb 2012, eb 2012)

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

Barone, Beyond the Red Notebook: Essays on Paul Auster (pb 1995, eb 2011)

Shaffer/Ziyadov, Beyond the Resource Curse (hc 2012, eb 2011)

Sanday/Goodenough, Beyond the Second Sex: New Directions in the Anthropology of Gender (pb 1990)

Newton, Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography (eb Feb 2016)

Amory/Hall, Bibliography and the Book Trades: Studies in the Print Culture of Early New England (hc 2004, eb 2013)

McDougall, Bigamy and Christian Identity in Late Medieval Champagne (hc 2012, eb 2012)

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

Simmons/Mueller, Binational Human Rights: The U.S.-Mexico Experience (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Mitchell/Burgess, Biofutures: Owning Body Parts and Information (DVD-ROM 2008)

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

O'Neill, Biography by Americans, 1658-1936: A Subject Bibliography (eb Feb 2016)

Tourbier/Pierson, Biological Control of Water Pollution (eb Feb 2016)

Hoenigswald/Wiener, Biological Metaphor and Cladistic Classification: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (eb Feb 2016)

Vettel, Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry (hc 2006, pb 2008, eb 2013)

Goodkin, Birth Marks: The Tragedy of Primogeniture in Pierre Corneille, Thomas Corneille, and Jean Racine (hc 2000)

Aydelotte, Bismarck and British Colonial Policy: The Problem of South West Africa, 1883-1885 (eb Feb 2016)

Beuf, Biting off the Bracelet: A Study of Children in Hospitals (eb Feb 2016)

Beuf, Biting off the Bracelet: A Study of Children in Hospitals, 2/e (pb 1988)

Northrup/DiAntonio, Black and Other Minority Participation in the All-Volunteer Navy and Marine Corps (eb Feb 2016)

Ondaatje, Black Conservative Intellectuals in Modern America (hc 2009, pb 2012, eb 2011)

Nwankwo, Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas (pb 2014, eb 2014)

Fauset/Savage, Black Gods of the Metropolis: Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North (pb 1970, eb 2014)

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

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

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

Segal/Higginbotham, Blacks in the Law: Philadelphia and the Nation (eb Feb 2016)

Smith/Wojtowicz, Blacks Who Stole Themselves: Advertisements for Runaways in the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1790 (eb Feb 2016)

Weaver, Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom (hc Jan 2016, eb Jan 2016)

Dane, Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Gordon/Hollinger, Blood Read: The Vampire as Metaphor in Contemporary Culture (pb 1997)

Boehm, Blood Revenge: The Enactment and Management of Conflict in Montenegro and Other Tribal Societies (pb 1986)

White, Blue-Collar Broadway: The Craft and Industry of American Theater (hc 2014, pb Apr 2016, eb 2014)

Abrahams/Spitzer, Blues for New Orleans: Mardi Gras and America's Creole Soul (hc 2006, eb 2010)

Hollander, Boccaccio's Last Fiction: "Il Corbaccio" (eb Feb 2016)

Silverman, Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America (hc 2012, eb 2012)

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

Sweet, Bodies Politic: Negotiating Race in the American North, 1730-1830 (pb 2007)

Desjarlais, Body and Emotion: The Aesthetics of Illness and Healing in the Nepal Himalayas (pb 1992, eb 2011)

Ness, Body, Movement, and Culture: Kinesthetic and Visual Symbolism in a Philippine Community (eb Feb 2016)

Becker, Body, Self, and Society: The View from Fiji (pb 1995, eb 2013)

Burns, Bodytalk: When Women Speak in Old French Literature (pb 1993)

Bloom, Bombshell: Women and Terrorism (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Davis,, Book of the School: Department of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1874-1934 (eb Feb 2016)

Kaser, Book Pirating in Taiwan (eb Feb 2016)

Gertzman, Bookleggers and Smuthounds: The Trade in Erotica, 1920-1940 (pb 2001, eb 2011)

Andersen/Sauer, Books and Readers in Early Modern England: Material Studies (pb 2001, eb 2012)

Freedman, Books Without Borders in Enlightenment Europe: French Cosmopolitanism and German Literary Markets (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2010)

Miller, Botanical Aspects of Environment and Economy at Gordion, Turkey (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Boewe/Nichols, Both Human and Humane: The Humanities and Social Sciences in Graduate Education (eb Feb 2016)

Knight, Bound to Read: Compilations, Collections, and the Making of Renaissance Literature (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Harr/Platt, Branch Banking in England (eb Feb 2016)

Heeney, Brickworks (hc 2003)

Frakes, Brides and Doom: Gender, Property, and Power in Medieval German Women's Epic (eb Feb 2016)

Howard, Brides, Inc.: American Weddings and the Business of Tradition (hc 2006, pb 2008)

Morley/Bracker, Bright Cages: Selected Poems and Translations from the Chinese (eb Feb 2016)

Powell/Foster, Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793 (pb 1993, eb 2014)

Soohoo/Albisa, Bringing Human Rights Home: A History of Human Rights in the United States, Abridged Edition (pb 2009)

Pfaltzgraff, Britain Faces Europe (eb Feb 2016)

Gemmill, Britain's Search for Health: The First Decade of the National Health Service (eb Feb 2016)

Fordham, British Art and the Seven Years' War: Allegiance and Autonomy (hc 2010)

Cook, British Enterprise in Nigeria (eb Feb 2016)

Bining, British Regulation of the Colonial Iron Industry (eb Feb 2016)

Daly, Brito Metricus: A Mediaeval Verse Treatise on Greek and Hebrew Words (eb Feb 2016)

Berger, Broadsides and Bayonets: The Propaganda War of the American Revolution (eb Feb 2016)

Slavitt/Konstan, Broken Columns: Two Roman Epic Fragments: "The Achilleid" of Publius Papinius Statius and "The Rape of Proserpine" of Claudius Claudianus (pb 1997)

Hoffman, Brotherly Love (pb 2000)

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

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

Elverskog, Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road (hc 2010, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Saunders, Buddhism in Japan: With an Outline of Its Origins in India (eb Feb 2016)

Thomas/Brownlee, Building America's First University: An Historical and Architectural Guide to the University of Pennsylvania (hc 2000)

Randall, Building Codes: The Aesthetics of Calvinism in Early Modern Europe (hc 1999)

Follis, Building Fortress Europe: The Polish-Ukrainian Frontier (hc 2012, eb 2012)

DiPasquale/Keyes, Building Foundations: Housing and Federal Policy (eb Feb 2016)

Murphy, Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Conn/Page, Building the Nation: Americans Write About Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Landscape (pb 2003, eb Jan 2016)

Trager/Yoon, Burma: Japanese Military Administration, Selected Documents, 1941-1945 (eb Feb 2016)

Hilprecht/Clay, Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur: Dated in the Reign of Artaxerxes I (464-424 B.C.) (eb Feb 2016)

Clay, Business Documents of Murashu Sons of Nippur Dated in the Reign of Darius II (eb Feb 2016)

Marshall, Byron, Shelley, Hunt, and The Liberal (eb Feb 2016)

Tsien, The Bad Taste of Others: Judging Literary Value in Eighteenth-Century France (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Cervantes/Fuchs, "The Bagnios of Algiers" and "The Great Sultana": Two Plays of Captivity (pb 2012, eb 2012)

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

Cohen, The Basics of Throwing: A Practical Approach to Form and Design (pb 2008)

Tovar/Houghton, The Basque Language (eb Feb 2016)

Johnson, The Battle for Algeria: Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Kornbluh, The Battle for Welfare Rights: Politics and Poverty in Modern America (pb 2007)

Majdalany, The Battle of El Alamein: Fortress in the Sand (pb 2003)

Craig, The Battle of Königgrätz: Prussia's Victory over Austria, 1866 (pb 2003)

MacDonald, The Battle of the Huertgen Forest (pb 2002)

Zirkle, The Beginnings of Plant Hybridization (eb Feb 2016)

Jennings, The Beginnings of Social Behavior in Unicellular Organisms (eb Feb 2016)

Miller, The Beguines of Medieval Paris: Gender, Patronage, and Spiritual Authority (hc 2014, eb 2014)

McCahan, The Beneficiary in Life Insurance (eb Feb 2016)

Wilson, The Benevolent Deity: Ebenezer Gay and the Rise of Rational Religion in New England, 1696-1787 (hc 1984, eb 2015)

Schick, The Berlin Crisis, 1958-1962 (eb Feb 2016)

Rose/Seely, The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines, and American Public Policy in the Twentieth Century (pb 2010)

Reedy, S.J., The Bible and Reason: Anglicans and Scripture in Late Seventheenth-Century England (eb Feb 2016)

Nir, The Bible and the Image: The History of Photography in The Holy Land, 1839-1899 (eb Feb 2016)

App, The Birth of Orientalism (hc 2010, pb 2015, eb 2011)

Engs/Miller, The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans' First Generation (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2011)

Berquist Soule, The Bishop's Utopia: Envisioning Improvement in Colonial Peru (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Mitchell, The Bismarckian Policy of Conciliation with France, 1875-1885 (eb Feb 2016)

Dohar, The Black Death and Pastoral Leadership: The Diocese of Hereford in the Fourteenth Century (eb Feb 2016)

Cañizares-Esguerra/Childs, The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Trade (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Wyatt, The Blacks of Premodern China (hc 2009, eb 2012)

Kling, The Blue Mutiny: The Indigo Disturbances in Bengal, 1859-1862 (eb Feb 2016)

Belcher, The Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (eb Feb 2016)

Pelleport/Folkenflik, The Bohemians (hc 2009, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Murger/Marriage, The Bohemians of the Latin Quarter (pb 2004, eb 2013)

Kaeuper/Kennedy, The Book of Chivalry of Geoffroi de Charny: Text, Context, and Translation (pb 1996)

Jager, The Book of God: Secularization and Design in the Romantic Era (hc 2006)

Wilson, The Book of Marmalade, r/e (pb 1999)

Sheingorn/Sheingorn, The Book of Sainte Foy (pb 1995, eb 2010)

Powell, The Books of a New Nation: United States Government Publications, 1774-1814 (eb Feb 2016)

Bertier de Sauvigny/Case, The Bourbon Restoration (eb Feb 2016)

Maynard, The Brandywine: An Intimate Portrait (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Eckel/Moyn, The Breakthrough: Human Rights in the 1970s (hc 2013, pb Jun 2015, eb 2013)

Elliott, The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in the Lives of Pious Women, 200-1500 (hc 2011, eb 2011)

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

Drew/Peters, The Burgundian Code: Book of Constitutions or Law of Gundobad; Additional Enactments (pb 1972, eb 2010)

Shropshire/Davis, The Business of Sports Agents, 2/e (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Shropshire/Davis, The Business of Sports Agents, 3/e (hc Apr 2016, eb Apr 2016)

Scranton/Davidson, The Business of Tourism: Place, Faith, and History (hc 2006, pb 2009)

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