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The Penn Press list for fall 2019 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: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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

Bainton, History and the Written Word: Documents, Literacy, and Language in the Age of the Angevins (hc Jan 2020, eb Dec 2019)

Baldwin/Jordan, Knights, Lords, and Ladies: In Search of Aristocrats in the Paris Region, 1180-1220 (hc Nov 2019, eb Oct 2019)

Barker, That Most Precious Merchandise: The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, 1260-1500 (hc Oct 2019, eb Sep 2019)

Bregoli/Ruderman, Connecting Histories: Jews and Their Others in Early Modern Europe (hc May 2019, eb 2019)

Calhoun, The Nature of the Page: Poetry, Paper, and the Ecology of Media in Renaissance England (hc Jan 2020, eb Dec 2019)

Crocker, The Matter of Virtue: Women's Ethical Action from Chaucer to Shakespeare (hc Aug 2019, eb Jul 2019)

Fallon, Paper Monsters: Persona and Literary Culture in Elizabethan England (hc Jul 2019, eb Jun 2019)

Geltner, Roads to Health: Infrastructure and Urban Wellbeing in Later Medieval Italy (hc Aug 2019, eb Jul 2019)

Guynn, Pure Filth: Ethics, Politics, and Religion in Early French Farce (hc Nov 2019, eb Oct 2019)

Jurdjevic/Piano, Florentine Political WritingsÊfrom Petrarch to Machiavelli (pb Jun 2019, eb May 2019)

Jurdjevic/Ray, Machiavelli: Political, Historical, and Literary Writings (pb Jul 2019, eb Jun 2019)

Lauer, Colonial Justice and the Jews of Venetian Crete (hc May 2019, eb 2019)

Lupić, Subjects of Advice: Drama and Counsel from More to Shakespeare (hc Oct 2019, PaperSep 2019)

Marroquín Arredondo/Bauer, Translating Nature: Cross-Cultural Histories of Early Modern Science (hc May 2019, eb 2019)

Orlemanski, Symptomatic Subjects: Bodies, Medicine, and Causation in the Literature of Late Medieval England (hc May 2019, eb 2019)

Poole/Williams, Early Modern Histories of Time: The Periodizations of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England (hc Oct 2019, eb Sep 2019)

Roberts, Colonial Ecology, Atlantic Economy: Transforming Nature in Early New England (hc Jun 2019, eb 2019)

Rouighi, Inventing the Berbers: History and Ideology in the Maghrib (hc Jul 2019, eb Jun 2019)

Saltzman, Bonds of Secrecy: Law, Spirituality, and the Literature of Concealment in Early Medieval England (hc Oct 2019, eb Sep 2019)

Scott-Warren, Shakespeare's First Reader: The Paper Trails of Richard Stonley (hc Aug 2019, eb Aug 2019)

Tartakoff, Conversion, Circumcision, and Ritual Murder in Medieval Europe (hc Jan 2020, eb Dec 2019)

Velasco, Dead Voice: Law, Philosophy, and Fiction in the Iberian Middle Ages (hc Jan 2020, eb Dec 2019)

Wall, Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen (hc 2015, pb 2019, eb 2015)

Whalen, The Two Powers: The Papacy, the Empire, and the Struggle for Sovereignty in the Thirteenth Century (hc Jun 2019, eb May 2019)

Whitaker, Black Metaphors: How Modern Racism Emerged from Medieval Race-Thinking (hc Oct 2019, eb Sep 2019)

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