Fall 2014 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press fall 2014 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them: The First Prejudice; Crusade and Christendom; Porta Palazzo; Death by Effigy; Public Education Under Siege; In the Crossfire; and The American Mortgage System.

Complete Catalog: Jewish Studies

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Bartal/Naor, The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881 (hc 2005, pb 2006, eb 2011)

Baumgarten, Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance (hc Oct 2014)

Berkovitz, Rites and Passages: The Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860 (hc 2004, pb 2007, eb 2011)

Body/Simon, Memoirs of a Man's Maiden Years (hc 2005, pb 2009)

Boustan/Kosansky, Jewish Studies at the Crossroads of Anthropology and History: Authority, Diaspora, Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2011)

Brann/Sutcliffe, Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture: From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (hc 2003)

Budnitskii/Portice, Russian Jews Between the Reds and the Whites, 1917-1920 (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Chajes, Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism (hc 2003, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Cohen, Sanctifying the Name of God: Jewish Martyrs and Jewish Memories of the First Crusade (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2011)

Cohn, The Memory of the Temple and the Making of the Rabbis (hc 2012, eb 2013)

Coudert/Shoulson, Hebraica Veritas?: Christian Hebraists and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe (hc 2004)

Dohrmann/Stern, Jewish Biblical Interpretation and Cultural Exchange: Comparative Exegesis in Context (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Dohrmann/Reed, Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Drake, Slandering the Jew: Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Einbinder, No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France (hc 2008)

Feiner/Naor, The Jewish Enlightenment (hc 2003, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Feiner/Naor, The Origins of Jewish Secularization in Eighteenth-Century Europe (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Ferziger, Exclusion and Hierarchy: Orthodoxy, Nonobservance, and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Identity (hc 2005)

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

Franklin, This Noble House: Jewish Descendants of King David in the Medieval Islamic East (hc 2012, eb 2012)

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

Fudeman, Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Goluboff, Jewish Russians: Upheavals in a Moscow Synagogue (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2011)

Goodich, Other Middle Ages: Witnesses at the Margins of Medieval Society (hc 1998, pb 1998)

Graizbord, Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580-1700 (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Hacker/Shear, The Hebrew Book in Early Modern Italy (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Halperin-Kaddari, Women in Israel: A State of Their Own (hc 2003)

Hartman, The Third Pillar: Essays in Judaic Studies (hc 2011)

Himmelfarb, A Kingdom of Priests: Ancestry and Merit in Ancient Judaism (hc 2006, eb 2011)

Hoffman/Mendelsohn, The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews (hc 2008)

Idel, Old Worlds, New Mirrors: On Jewish Mysticism and Twentieth-Century Thought (hc 2009, pb 2012)

Idelson-Shein, Difference of a Different Kind: Jewish Constructions of Race During the Long Eighteenth Century (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Jacobs, Reorienting the East: Jewish Travelers to the Medieval Muslim World (hc Sep 2014)

Jelen/Kramer, Modern Jewish Literatures: Intersections and Boundaries (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Katz, The Jew in the Art of the Italian Renaissance (hc 2008)

Kessler, Spiritual Seeing: Picturing God's Invisibility in Medieval Art (hc 2000)

Kessler, Conceiving Israel: The Fetus in Rabbinic Narratives (hc 2009)

Kessler/Nirenberg, Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2012)

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett/Karp, The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (hc 2007, pb 2008, eb 2013)

Klepper, The Insight of Unbelievers: Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Reading of Jewish Text in the Later Middle Ages (hc 2007, pb 2008, eb 2011)

Lampert, Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare (hc 2004, eb 2011)

Lobel, A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda's "Duties of the Heart" (hc 2006, eb 2011)

Maciejko, The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816 (hc 2011, eb 2011)

McCracken, The Curse of Eve, the Wound of the Hero: Blood, Gender, and Medieval Literature (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Mulisch/Naborn, Criminal Case 40/61, the Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account (hc 2005, pb 2009)

Nathans/Safran, Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe (hc 2008)

Poliakov/Howard, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 1: From the Time of Christ to the Court Jews (hc 2003, pb 2003)

Poliakov/Gerardi, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 2: From Mohammed to the Marranos (hc 2003, pb 2003)

Poliakov/Kochan, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 3: From Voltaire to Wagner (hc 2003, pb 2003)

Poliakov/Klin, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 4: Suicidal Europe, 1870-1933 (hc 2003, pb 2003)

Ragussis, Theatrical Nation: Jews and Other Outlandish Englishmen in Georgian Britain (hc 2010, eb 2012)

Raz-Krakotzkin/Feldman, The Censor, the Editor, and the Text: The Catholic Church and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon in the Sixteenth Century (hc 2007)

Rosen, Unveiling Eve: Reading Gender in Medieval Hebrew Literature (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Rubin, Gentile Tales: The Narrative Assault on Late Medieval Jews (pb 2004)

Ruderman/Veltri, Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy (hc 2004)

Ruderman, Connecting the Covenants: Judaism and the Search for Christian Identity in Eighteenth-Century England (hc 2007)

Schmitt/Novikoff, The Conversion of Herman the Jew: Autobiography, History, and Fiction in the Twelfth Century (hc 2010, pb 2012, eb 2013)

Secunda, The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Bavli in Its Sasanian Context (hc 2013, eb 2013)

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

Silver, Transformations: Jews and Modernity (pb 2001)

Stein, Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Steinmetz, Punishment and Freedom: The Rabbinic Construction of Criminal Law (hc 2008)

Suchoff, Kafka's Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

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

Trachtenberg/Idel, Jewish Magic and Superstition: A Study in Folk Religion (pb 2004, eb 2012)

Wachtel/Halpern, The Faith of Remembrance: Marrano Labyrinths (hc 2013)

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

Wimpfheimer, Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Yadin, Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash (hc 2004, eb 2011)

Yadin-Israel, Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash (hc Dec 2014)

Zadoff/Templer, Next Year in Marienbad: The Lost Worlds of Jewish Spa Culture (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Zakim, To Build and Be Built: Landscape, Literature, and the Construction of Zionist Identity (hc 2006)

Zlotnick, Dinah's Daughters: Gender and Judaism from the Hebrew Bible to Late Antiquity (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2011)