Category: 18th-Century History and Culture

Author Q&A: Jean Soderlund, Lenape Country

Jean Soderlund is the author of Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn. In 1631, when the Dutch tried to develop plantation agriculture in the Delaware Valley, the Lenape Indians destroyed the… READ MORE

The letter is dead. Long live Facebook?

Today we have a guest post from Lindsay O'Neill, author of The Opened Letter: Networking in the Early Modern British World. In it, O'Neill explores the importance and impact of… READ MORE

Announcing our Fall 2014 catalog

Penn Press is pleased to announce the release of our Fall 2014 catalog. This season’s offerings include a beautifully illustrated volume exploring the rich history of the Brandywine Valley, home… READ MORE