Wicked Flesh—Paperback Coming Soon
Jessica Marie Johnson’s award-winning and groundbreaking book Wicked Flesh is coming in paperback from Penn Press this fall! Unearthing personal stories from the archive, Wicked Flesh shows how black women used intimacy and kinship to redefine freedom in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.
RaceB4Race: Critical Race Studies of the Premodern
An exciting new Penn Press series, RaceB4Race explores the ways race has been constructed and operates in the literature, history, and culture of the global West and beyond from antiquity to the eighteenth century.
This fall, get 30% off both of our current RaceB4Race titles—plus free U.S. shipping—when you order with discount code RACEB4RACE22-FM before December 31!
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