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The Penn Press list for fall 2017 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.


Current Season: American History, American Studies

New and forthcoming titles from the Penn Press current seasonal catalog.

Altschuler, The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States (hc Feb 2018, eb Feb 2018)

Araiza, To March for Others: The Black Freedom Struggle and the United Farm Workers (hc 2013, pb Oct 2017, eb 2013)

Batza, Before AIDS: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s (hc Apr 2018, eb Apr 2018)

Benke, Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism (hc May 2018, eb May 2018)

Blain, Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (hc Feb 2018, eb Feb 2018)

Blatt, Race and the Making of American Political Science (hc Mar 2018, eb Mar 2018)

Block, Colonial Complexions: Race and Bodies in Eighteenth-Century America (hc Apr 2018, eb Apr 2018)

Browne, Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Cándida Smith, Improvised Continent: Pan-Americanism and Cultural Exchange (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Cañizares-Esguerra, Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830 (hc Feb 2018, eb Feb 2018)

Critchlow, Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan (hc Dec 2017, eb Dec 2017)

Dawson, Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora (hc Feb 2018, eb Feb 2018)

Dayton/Salinger, Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston (hc 2014, pb Nov 2017, eb 2014)

Gerbner, Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World (hc Mar 2018, eb Mar 2018)

Goldman, God's Country: Christian Zionism in America (hc Mar 2018, eb Mar 2018)

Lefkovitz, Strange Bedfellows: Marriage's Unfinished Revolution (hc Apr 2018, eb Apr 2018)

Lisle, Modern Coliseum: Stadiums and American Culture (hc 2017, eb 2017)

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

Moran, Governing Bodies: American Politics and the Modern Physique (hc May 2018, eb May 2018)

Naish, Slavery and Silence: Latin America and the U.S. Slave Debate (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Nash, Warner Mifflin: Unflinching Quaker Abolitionist (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Navakas, Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Parkin, Women at the Wheel: A Century of Buying, Driving, and Fixing Cars (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Salafia, Slavery's Borderland: Freedom and Bondage Along the Ohio River (hc 2013, pb Nov 2017, eb 2013)

Salzmann, Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront (hc Dec 2017, eb Dec 2017)

Stewart-Winter, Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics (hc 2016, pb 2017, eb 2015)

Wells, Poetry Wars: Verse and Politics in the American Revolution and Early Republic (hc Nov 2017, eb Nov 2017)

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