Spring 2017 catalog cover

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.


Current Season: American History, American Studies

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

Barr/Countryman, Contested Spaces of Early America (hc 2014, pb Mar 2017, eb 2014)

Berghoff/Rome, Green Capitalism?: Business and the Environment in the Twentieth Century (hc Apr 2017, eb Apr 2017)

Cohen, Luxurious Citizens: The Politics of Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America (hc Feb 2017, eb Feb 2017)

Cordova, The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

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

Elias, Food on the Page: Cookbooks and American Culture (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

Geary, Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy (hc 2015, pb Mar 2017, eb 2015)

Guasco, Slaves and Englishmen: Human Bondage in the Early Modern Atlantic World (hc 2014, pb 2016, eb 2014)

Hester, Deportation: The Origins of U.S. Policy (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

Kiser, Borderlands of Slavery: The Struggle over Captivity and Peonage in the American Southwest (hc Apr 2017, eb Apr 2017)

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

O'Mara, Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections That Shaped the Twentieth Century (hc 2015, pb Feb 2017, eb 2015)

Samuel, Aging in America: A Cultural History (hc Feb 2017, eb Feb 2017)

Schulman/Zelizer, Media Nation: The Political History of News in Modern America (hc Feb 2017, eb Feb 2017)

Sharma, Robert McNamara's Other War: The World Bank and International Development (hc May 2017, eb May 2017)

Taranto, Kitchen Table Politics: Conservative Women and Family Values in New York (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Turner, Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

Vox, Existential Threats: American Apocalyptic Beliefs in the Technological Era (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

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

Winslow, The Best Possible Immigrants: International Adoption and the American Family (hc May 2017, eb May 2017)

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