Spring 2016 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press spring 2016 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them books by Paula Deitz, James J. Gigantino, Gregory L. Heller, Zachary Lesser, Patricia Cox Miller, Simon P. Newman, Jean R. Soderlund, and Timothy R. White.

Complete Catalog By Title: L

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by title.


Sribnick, A Legacy of Innovation: Governors and Public Policy (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Brooks, A Legacy of Leadership: Governors and American History (hc 2008, eb 2013)

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

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

Taegio/Beck, La Villa (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Noon, Labor Problems of Africa ()

Morgan, Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery (pb 2004, eb 2011)

Korda, Labors Lost: Women's Work and the Early Modern English Stage (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Reynolds/Folley, Lactogenesis: The Initiation of Milk Secretion at Parturition ()

Brunner/Kaminsky, Land and Lordship: Structures of Governance in Medieval Austria (hc 1992, eb 2015)

Hoffmann, Land, Liberties, and Lordship in a Late Medieval Countryside: Agrarian Structures and Change in the Duchy of Wroclaw ()

Peteet, Landscape of Hope and Despair: Palestinian Refugee Camps (hc 2005, pb 2009, eb 2011)

Snead/Erickson, Landscapes of Movement: Trails, Paths, and Roads in Anthropological Perspective (hc 2009, eb 2011)

McPhillips/Wordsworth, Landscapes of the Islamic World: Archaeology, History, and Ethnography (hc May 2016)

Anderson, Lang Rongrien Rockshelter: A Pleistocene, Early Holocene Archaeological Site from Krabi, Southwestern Thailand (hc 1990)

Ostwald, Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Key, Language Change in South American Indian Languages ()

Dorian, Language Death: The Life Cycle of a Scottish Gaelic Dialect ()

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

Shopen, Languages and Their Speakers (pb 1987)

Shopen, Languages and Their Status (pb 1987)

Scott/Burns, S.J., Las Siete Partidas, Volume 1: The Medieval Church: The World of Clerics and Laymen (Partida I) (pb 2000, eb 2012)

Scott/Burns, S.J., Las Siete Partidas, Volume 2: Medieval Government: The World of Kings and Warriors (Partida II) (pb 2000, eb 2012)

Scott/Burns, S.J., Las Siete Partidas, Volume 3: The Medieval World of Law: Lawyers and Their Work (Partida III) (pb 2000, eb 2012)

Scott/Burns, S.J., Las Siete Partidas, Volume 4: Family, Commerce, and the Sea: The Worlds of Women and Merchants (Partidas IV and V) (pb 2000, eb 2012)

Scott/Burns, S.J., Las Siete Partidas, Volume 5: Underworlds: The Dead, the Criminal, and the Marginalized (Partidas VI and VII) (pb 2000, eb 2012)

Bynum/Freedman, Last Things: Death and the Apocalypse in the Middle Ages (pb 1999, eb 2012)

Spiro, Latch-hooking Rugs (pb 2008)

Genter, Late Modernism: Art, Culture, and Politics in Cold War America (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Motten/Salera, Latin America: Development Programming and United States Investments ()

Bloomer, Latinity and Literary Society at Rome (hc 1997, eb 2015)

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

Rosenn, Law and Inflation (hc 1982, eb 2015)

Dickinson, Law and Peace ()

Karras/Kaye, Law and the Illicit in Medieval Europe (pb 2010, eb 2013)

Ando, Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Horle/Wokeck, Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 1, 1682-1709: A Biographical Dictionary ()

Horle/Scheib, Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 2, 1710-1756: A Biographical Dictionary ()

Rivers, Laws of the Alamans and Bavarians ()

Beck/Beck, Le Chansonnier Cangé: Manuscrit francais No 844 de la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris ()

Sageman, Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century (hc 2008, eb 2011)

Foley, Learning Capitalist Culture: Deep in the Heart of Tejas, 2/e (pb 2010)

Jasanoff, Learning from Disaster: Risk Management After Bhopal ()

Magarrell/Wesley, Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States (pb 2010)

Appleford, Learning to Die in London, 1380-1540 (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Cassell/Hollander, Lectura Dantis Americana: Inferno I ()

Jacoff/Stephany, Lectura Dantis Americana: Inferno II ()

Simonelli, Lectura Dantis Americana: Inferno III ()

Goulet, Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Science, Space, and Crime Fiction in France (hc Dec 2015, eb 2015)

Gitelman, Legacy of the Ludlow Massacre: A Chapter in American Industrial Relations ()

Read, Legal Thinking: Its Limits and Tensions ()

Bacchilega, Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism (hc 2006, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Hutchinson, Legislative History of American Immigration Policy, 1798-1965 ()

Fisk, Leisure Spending-Behavior ()

Soderlund, Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn (hc 2014, pb May 2016, eb 2014)

Beck, Les Chansonniers des Troubadours et des Trouvères, Volume 1: Facsimile ()

Beck, Les Chansonniers des Troubadours et des Trouvères, Volume 2: Transcription ()

Pauly/Kissick, Lessons from the First Twenty Years of Medicare: Research Implications for Public and Private Sector Policy (hc 1989)

Bacon, Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury ()

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

Knauer, Let Us Fight as Free Men: Black Soldiers and Civil Rights (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Von Hutten/Stokes, Letters of Obscure Men (hc )

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

Ryden, Letters to and from Caesar Rodney, 1756-1784: Member of the Stamp Act Congress and the First and Second Continental Congresses; Speaker of the Delaware Colonial Assembly ()

Radau, Letters to Cassite Kings from the Temple Archives of Nippur ()

Campbell, Letters to Louise: Theodore Dreiser's Letters to Louise Campbell ()

Radau, Letters to the Cassite Kings from the Temple Archives of Nippur ()

Iannucci, Lexical Numbers in Spanish Nouns: With Reference to Their English Equivalents ()

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

Woody, Liberal Education for Free Men ()

Buell, Liberia: A Century of Survival, 1847-1947 ()

Moran, Liberia: The Violence of Democracy (pb 2008, eb 2013)

Cahill, Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Gilje, Liberty on the Waterfront: American Maritime Culture in the Age of Revolution (pb 2007, eb 2012)

Manion, Liberty's Prisoners: Carceral Culture in Early America (hc 2015)

St John, Libya and the United States, Two Centuries of Strife (hc 2002, eb 2013)

McCahan, Life Insurance: Trends and Problems ()

Schultz, Life Insurance Housing Projects ()

McCahan, Life Insurance Trends at Midcentury ()

Austrian/Thomas, Life with the Pneumococcus: Notes from the Bedside, Laboratory, and Library ()

Groebner/Selwyn, Liquid Assets, Dangerous Gifts: Presents and Politics at the End of the Middle Ages (hc 2002)

Stock, Listening for the Text: On the Uses of the Past (pb 1997)

Spooner/Hanaway, Literacy in the Persianate World: Writing and the Social Order (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Potter, Literary Computing and Literary Criticism: Theoretical and Practical Essays on Theme and Rhetoric (hc 1989)

Bauerlein, Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (pb 1997, eb 2013)

Charvat, Literary Publishing in America, 1790-1850 ()

Staton, Literary Theories in Praxis (pb 1987)

Wickman, Literature After Euclid: The Geometric Imagination in the Long Scottish Enlightenment (hc Feb 2016)

Krueger, Liturgical Subjects: Christian Ritual, Biblical Narrative, and the Formation of the Self in Byzantium (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Hall, Lives in Translation: Sikh Youth as British Citizens (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2010)

Mulder-Bakker/Scholz, Lives of the Anchoresses: The Rise of the Urban Recluse in Medieval Europe (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Luce/Summers, Local Fiscal Issues in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (pb 1987)

Dinzey-Flores, Locked In, Locked Out: Gated Communities in a Puerto Rican City (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Rezek, London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800-1850 (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Bryan, Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Dorst, Looking West (pb 1999)

Inal, Looting and Rape in Wartime: Law and Change in International Relations (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Teuscher/Grace, Lords' Rights and Peasant Stories: Writing and the Formation of Tradition in the Later Middle Ages (hc 2012, eb 2013)

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)

Carlin/Crouch, Lost Letters of Medieval Life: English Society, 1200-1250 (hc 2013, pb 2014, eb 2013)

Biers/Gerhardt, Lost Scents: Investigations of Corinthian "Plastic" Vases by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (hc 1994)

Vidal, Louisiana: Crossroads of the Atlantic World (hc 2013, eb 2013)

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

Gist, Love and War in the Middle English Romances ()

Sheumaker, Love Entwined: The Curious History of Hairwork in America (hc 2007)

Moore, Love in Twelfth-Century France ()

Wack, Lovesickness in the Middle Ages: The "Viaticum" and Its Commentaries ()

Faulkner, Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America (pb 2013, eb 2011)

David, Lustration and Transitional Justice: Personnel Systems in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Daly, Lustre (pb 2011)

Dickie, Lyric Contingencies: Emily Dickinson and Wallace Stevens ()

Perry, The Labor Relations Climate and Management Rights in Urban School Systems: The Case of Philadelphia ()

Cazelles, The Lady as Saint: A Collection of French Hagiographic Romances of the Thirteenth Century (pb 1991, eb 2015)

Wildenthal, The Language of Human Rights in West Germany (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Erickson, The Language of the Heart, 1600-1750 (hc 1997)

MacDougald, The Languages and Press of Africa ()

Bossard/Boll, The Large Family System: An Original Study in the Sociology of Family Behavior ()

Cavadini, The Last Christology of the West: Adoptionism in Spain and Gaul, 785-820 ()

O'Callaghan, The Last Crusade in the West: Castile and the Conquest of Granada (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Whyte/Hiss, The Last Landscape (pb 2002, eb 2012)

McGovern, The Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Ages of Central Transjordan: The Baq'ah Valley Project, 1977-1981 (hc 1987)

James/McGovern, The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan: A Study of Levels VII and VIII (hc 1994)

Bartusis, The Late Byzantine Army: Arms and Society, 1204-1453 (pb 1997)

Drew, The Laws of the Salian Franks (pb 1991, eb 2012)

Rothermund, The Layman's Progress: Religious and Political Experience in Colonial Pennsylvania, 1740-1770 ()

O'Callaghan, The Learned King: The Reign of Alfonso X of Castile ()

Hervey, The Legal Effects of Recognition in International Law: As Interpreted by the Courts of the United States ()

Sharrer, The Legendary History of Britain in Lope Garcia de Salazar's "Libro de las bienandanzas e fortunas" ()

McClure/Schelling, The Letters and Epigrams of Sir John Harington: Together with the "Prayse of Private Life" ()

Weeks, The Library of Daniel Garrison Brinton (hc 2003)

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

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)

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

Razlogova, The Listener's Voice: Early Radio and the American Public (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Bloom, The Literary Bent: In Search of High Art in Contemporary American Writing (pb 1997)

Barcus, The Literary Correspondence of Bernard Barton ()

Butterworth, The Literary Lineage of the King James Bible, 1340-1611 ()

Turnovsky, The Literary Market: Authorship and Modernity in the Old Regime (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Dear, The Literary Structure of Scientific Argument: Historical Studies (hc 1991, eb 2015)

Shelly, The Living Chaucer ()

Skinner, The Logocentric Predicament: An Essay on the Problem of Error in the Philosophy of Josiah Royce ()

Drew/Peters, The Lombard Laws (pb 1973, eb 2010)

Bondeson, The London Monster: A Sanguinary Tale (hc 2000)

Fink, The Long Gilded Age: American Capitalism and the Lessons of a New World Order (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Rollins, The Long Journey of Noah Webster ()

Feeley-Harnik, The Lord's Table: Eucharist and Passover in Early Christianity ()

Warner, The Lost History of "Piers Plowman": The Earliest Transmission of Langland's Work (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Wilson, The Love of Krishna: The Krsnakarnamrta of Lilasuka Bilvamangala ()

Bond, The Loving Subject: Desire, Eloquence, and Power in Romanesque France ()