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The Penn Press list for fall 2018 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.


Complete Catalog: Natural History, History of Science

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Adrian, The Mechanism of Nervous Action: Electrical Studies of the Neurone (hc 1932, eb 2016)

Baldeck, Talismanic (hc 1998)

Baldeck, Closely Observed (hc 2006)

Barton, Christ and Evolution: A Study of the Doctrine of Redemption in the Light of Modern Knowledge (hc 1934, eb 2017)

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

Bousé, Wildlife Films (pb 2000, eb 2011)

Cantelon/Hewlett, The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies from the Discovery of Fission to the Present, 2/e (pb 1992)

Corner, The Seven Ages of a Medical Scientist: An Autobiography (hc 1981, eb 2017)

Cravens, The Triumph of Evolution: American Scientists and the Heredity-Environment Controversy, 1900-1941 (hc 1978, eb 2017)

Dales, The Scientific Achievement of the Middle Ages (pb 1973, eb 2015)

Darwin/Peckham, The Origin of Species: A Variorum Text (pb 2006, eb 2010)

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

Drake/O'Malley, The Controversy on the Comets of 1618: Galileo Galilei, Horatio Grassi, Mario Guiducci, Johann Kepler (hc 1960, eb 2016)

Earnest, John and William Bartram: Botanists and Explorers, 1699-1777, 1739-1823 (hc 1940, eb 2017)

Ephraim, Who Speaks for Nature?: On the Politics of Science (hc 2017, eb 2017)

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

Finger, Doctor Franklin's Medicine (hc 2006, eb 2012)

Fogg, Jr/Hagerty, Weeds of Lawn and Garden: A Handbook for Eastern Temperate North America (hc 1945, eb 2016)

Gaul/Eiseman, John Alfred Brashear: Scientist and Humanitarian, 1840-1920 (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Goodman, The Ingenious Dr. Franklin: Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin (pb 1974, eb 2011)

Harvey/Willis, The Works of William Harvey (hc 1989, eb 2014)

Haynes, Imperial Medicine: Patrick Manson and the Conquest of Tropical Disease (hc 2001, eb 2013)

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

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

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

Mancall, Nature and Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Markley/Higgs, Red Planet: Scientific and Cultural Encounters with Mars (DVD-ROM 2001)

Minkov/Trout, Mastery of Nature: Promises and Prospects (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Nobles, John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman (hc 2017, eb 2017)

O'Manique, The Origins of Justice: The Evolution of Morality, Human Rights, and Law (hc 2002)

Parker, Color Changes of Animals in Relation to Nervous Activity (hc 1936, eb 2018)

Parsons, A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America (hc Sep 2018, eb Sep 2018)

Pearsall/Piperno, Current Research in Phytolith Analysis: Applications in Archaeology and Paleoecology (hc 1993)

Peck/Stroud, A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science (hc 2012)

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

Rainger/Benson, The American Development of Biology (hc 1988, eb 2016)

Regis, Describing Early America: Bartram, Jefferson, Crevècoeur, and the Influence of Natural History (pb 1999)

Shryock, The Development of Modern Medicine: An Interpretation of the Social and Scientific Factors Involved (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Slaughter, The Natures of John and William Bartram (pb 2005)

Stutz, Natural Lives, Modern Times: People and Places of the Delaware River (pb 1998)

Tomlinson/Akerele, Medicinal Plants: Their Role in Health and Biodiversity (hc 1998, eb 2015)

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

Watanabe/Benfey, The Japanese and Western Science (hc 1991, eb 2016)

Wherry, Guide to Eastern Ferns (hc 1948, eb 2016)

Wiener/Dewey, Evolution and the Founders of Pragmatism (hc 1972, eb 2016)

Zon/Cooper, Conservation of Renewable Natural Resources: Some Fundamental Aspects of the Problem (hc 1941, eb 2017)

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