Spring 2015 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press spring 2015 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them: The Sabermetric Revolution; Ellis Island Nation; Enchantment; Lost Letters of Medieval Life; Shakespeare's Shrine; Early African American Print Culture; Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism; and American Marriage.

Jewish Culture and Contexts

Published in association with the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania David B. Ruderman and Steven Weitzman, Series Editors

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

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

Berkovitz, Rites and Passages: The Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860 (pb 2007, eb 2010)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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 2014, eb 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)

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett/Karp, The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (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)

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)

Nathans/Safran, Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe (hc 2008, eb 2014)

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)

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)

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

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

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)