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The Penn Press list for spring 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area, here.

 

Complete Catalog: Books of Regional Interest

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Abrahams/Norwood, Extinct Medical Schools of Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia (eb 2016)

Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 200 Years of Excellence (pb 2005)

Balderston/Brecht, The Philadelphia Upholstery Weaving Industry: A Case Study of a Declining Industry in and Old Manufacturing Center (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Daley, Prices and Inflation During the American Revolution, Pennsylvania, 1770-1790 (eb 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Trends in Foundry Production in the Philadelphia Area (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1784-1861 (eb 2016)

Bezanson/Denison, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1852-1896: Series of Relative Monthly Prices (hc 1954, eb 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1784-1861: Part II: Series of Relative Monthly Prices (eb 2016)

Bibliographical Planning Committee, Philadelphia Libraries: A Survey of Facilities, Needs, and Opportunities (eb 2016)

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

Block/Rhoads, Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania: A Complete Reference Guide (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Branson, These Fiery Frenchified Dames: Women and Political Culture in Early National Philadelphia (hc 2001, pb 2001, eb 2010)

Broder, Tramps, Unfit Mothers, and Neglected Children: Negotiating the Family in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia (hc 2002, eb 2010)

Bronner/Fraser, The Papers of William Penn, Volume 5: William Penn's Published Writings, 1660-1726: An Interpretive Bibliography (hc 1986, eb 2016)

Brown/Gilbert, Planning Municipal Investment: A Case Study of Philadelphia (eb 2016)

Burt/Moss, The Perennial Philadelphians: The Anatomy of an American Aristocracy (pb 1999)

Caldwell/Sellin, Red Hannah: Delaware's Whipping Post (eb 2016)

Cheyney, History of the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1940 (hc 1940, eb 2014)

Churella, The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1: Building an Empire, 1846-1917 (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Cnaan/Boddie, The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of Life in Urban America (hc 2006, eb 2010)

Cnaan/Dichter, A Century of Social Work and Social Welfare at Penn (hc 2008)

Conn, Metropolitan Philadelphia: Living with the Presence of the Past (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Contosta/Baltzell, A Philadelphia Family: The Houstons and Woodwards of Chestnut Hill (pb 1992)

Cooledge, Samuel Sloan: Architect of Philadelphia, 1815-1884 (hc 1986, eb 2016)

Cooper/Minardi, Paint, Pattern, and People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725-1850 (pb 2015)

Davis/Haller, The Peoples of Philadelphia: A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life, 1790-1940 (pb 1998)

Dieterich-Ward, Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Fate of Industrial America (hc 2015, pb Mar 2017, eb 2015)

Dorst, The Written Suburb: An American Site, An Ethnographic Dilemma (pb 1989, eb 2012)

Dowlin, The University of Pennsylvania Today: Its Buildings, Departments, and Work (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Du Bois/Anderson, The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study (pb 1995, eb 2010)

Dunn/Dunn, The Papers of William Penn, Volume 1: 1644-1679 (hc 1981, eb 2016)

Dunn/Dunn, The Papers of William Penn, Volume 2: 1680-1684 (hc 1982, eb 2016)

Dunn/Dunn, The Papers of William Penn, Volume 3: 1685-1700 (hc 1987, eb 2016)

Dunn/Dunn, The Papers of William Penn, Volume 4: 1701-1718 (hc 1987, eb 2016)

Dusinberre, Civil War Issues in Philadelphia, 1856-1865 (eb Feb 2017)

Eckhardt, So Bravely and So Well: The Life and Art of William T. Trego (hc 2011)

Fahlman/Barry, Chimneys and Towers: Charles Demuth's Late Paintings of Lancaster (pb 2007)

Fogleman, Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717-1775 (pb 1996, eb 2014)

Ford, David Rittenhouse: Astronomer-Patriot, 1732-1796 (eb Nov 2016)

Gale, Greater New Jersey: Living in the Shadow of Gotham (pb 2006)

Gallman, Mastering Wartime: A Social History of Philadelphia During the Civil War (pb 2000)

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

Geffen, Philadelphia Unitarianism, 1796-1861 (eb Jan 2017)

Gillette, Camden After the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (hc 2005, pb 2006, eb 2011)

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

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

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

Harder, Daniel Drawbaugh: The Edison of the Cumberland Valley (eb Nov 2016)

Heller/Garvin, Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia (hc 2013, pb 2016, eb 2013)

Hepp, IV, The Middle-Class City: Transforming Space and Time in Philadelphia, 1876-1926 (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Higgins/Cardillo, Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Hodge/Garvan, The Elfreth Book of Letters (pb 1985)

Hoffman, Brotherly Love (pb 2000)

Hood, The Weaver's Craft: Cloth, Commerce, and Industry in Early Pennsylvania (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Horle, Records of the Courts of Sussex County, Delaware, Volume 1: 1677-1689 (eb Nov 2016)

Horle, Records of the Courts of Sussex County, Delaware, Volume 2: 1677-1710 (eb Nov 2016)

Horle/Wokeck, Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 1, 1682-1709: A Biographical Dictionary (eb Nov 2016)

Horle/Scheib, Lawmaking and Legislators in Pennsylvania, Volume 2, 1710-1756: A Biographical Dictionary (eb Nov 2016)

James, Cradle of Culture, 1800-1810: The Philadelphia State (eb Nov 2016)

James, Old Drury of Philadelphia: A History of the Philadelphia Stage, 1800-1835 (eb 2016)

Jones, Cheltenham Township: A Sociological Analysis of a Residential Suburb (eb 2016)

Kaser, The Cost Book of Carey and Lea, 1825-1838 (eb 2016)

Kaser, Messrs. Carey and Lea of Philadelphia: A Study in the History of the Booktrade (eb 2016)

Kashatus, Almost a Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the 1980 Phillies (pb 2013)

Katz/Sugrue, W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and the City: "The Philadelphia Negro" and Its Legacy (pb 1998)

Kimmerle, Edward W. Redfield: Just Values and Fine Seeing (pb 2004)

Korson, Minstrels of the Mine Patch: Songs and Stories of the Anthracite Industry (eb Nov 2016)

Korson, Pennsylvainia Songs and Legends (eb 2016)

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

Lea/Weaver, A Quaker Woman's Cookbook: The "Domestic Cookery" of Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (hc 1982, eb 2016)

Li/Li, Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States, and the Lake States (eb Nov 2016)

Licht, Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950 (pb 2000)

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

Lyons, The People of This Generation: The Rise and Fall of the New Left in Philadelphia (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Mallon/Sama, Franklin's Daughters: Profiles of Penn Women (pb 2002)

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

McConville, These Daring Disturbers of the Public Peace: The Struggle for Property and Power in Early New Jersey (pb 2003)

McMurry/Van Dolsen, Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans, 1720-1920 (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Mires, Independence Hall in American Memory (pb 2013, eb 2015)

Montgomery, Brothers, Sing On!: My Half-Century Around the World with the Penn Glee Club (hc 2005, eb 2016)

Moss/Crane, Historic Sacred Places of Philadelphia (hc 2004)

Moss/Crane, Historic Houses of Philadelphia: A Tour of the Region's Museum Homes (hc 1998)

Moss/Crane, Historic Landmarks of Philadelphia (hc 2008)

Murtagh, Moravian Architecture and Town Planning: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Other Eighteenth-Century American Settlements (pb 1997)

Nash, First City: Philadelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Newman, Embodied History: The Lives of the Poor in Early Philadelphia (hc 2003, pb 2003, eb 2013)

Palmer, Philadelphia Workers in a Changing Economy (eb 2016)

Peterson, Pennsylvania Impressionism (hc 2002)

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

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

Rappole, Wildlife of the Mid-Atlantic: A Complete Reference Manual (hc 2007, pb 2012)

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

Remer, Printers and Men of Capital: Philadelphia Book Publishers in the New Republic (pb 2000)

Rhoads/Block, Trees of Pennsylvania: A Complete Reference Guide (hc 2004)

Rhoads/Block, The Plants of Pennsylvania: An Illustrated Manual, 2/e (hc 2007)

Richter/Wolf, The Free Man (pb 1998)

Rilling, Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism: Builders in Philadelphia, 1790-1850 (hc 2000)

Rodin, The University and Urban Revival: Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Streets (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Rottenberg, The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance (pb 2006)

Seybold, The Philadelphia Printing Industry: A Case Study (eb Nov 2016)

Shaaber, Sixteenth-Century Imprints in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania (eb 2016)

Smolenski, Friends and Strangers: The Making of a Creole Culture in Colonial Pennsylvania (pb 2012, eb 2011)

Soderlund, William Penn and the Founding of Pennsylvania: A Documentary History (pb 1983, eb 2016)

Stevick, Imagining Philadelphia: Travelers' Views of the City from 1800 to the Present (hc 1996)

Stroud, The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph (hc 2005, eb 2014)

Stull/Madden, Post-Industrial Philadelphia: Structural Changes in the Metropolitan Economy (eb 2016)

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

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

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

Thompson, Rum Punch and Revolution: Taverngoing and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia (pb 1998, eb 2010)

Van Horne/Drelick, Traveling the Pennsylvania Railroad: Photographs of William H. Rau (hc 2002)

Vance, Intimate Bicycle Tours of Philadelphia: Ten Excursions to the City's Art, Parks, and Neighborhoods (pb 2004)

Vaux, Guide to Women's History Resources in the Delaware Valley Area (eb 2016)

Vitiello/Thomas, The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the City It Made (hc 2010)

Warner, The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth, 2/e (pb 1987)

Weaver, As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine (hc 2013, pb Mar 2017, eb 2013)

Weslager/Alexander, Delaware's Forgotten Folk: The Story of the Moors and Nanticokes (pb 2006, eb 2012)

Weygandt, The Red Hills: A Record of Good Days Outdoors and In, with Things Pennsylvania Dutch (eb 2016)

Weygandt, Tuesdays at Ten: A Garnering from the Talks of Thirty Years on Poets, Dramatists, and Essayists (eb 2016)

Weygandt, The Wissahickon Hills: Memories of Leisure Hours out of Doors in an Old Countryside (eb Feb 2017)

Winegrad, Through Time, Across Continents: A Hundred Years of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University Museum (hc 1993)

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