Category: 20th-Century History and Culture

Announcing Penn Press’s Spring 2021 catalog!

Exciting new titles this season include: • An Illustrated Business History of the United States by Richard Vague, a sweeping, lively, and highly approachable history of American business from the nation’s… READ MORE

Announcing Penn Press’s Fall 2020 catalog!

Exciting new titles this season include: • In Defense of Populism by Donald T. Critchlow, which argues, contrary to contemporary warnings about the dangers of populism, that grassroots activism is essential… READ MORE

Reading List: Race, policing, and protest

In the past two weeks, tragic police killings of African Americans have once again sent shockwaves through the nation and have prompted a widespread and ongoing surge of activism. These… READ MORE

Announcing Penn Press’s Spring 2020 catalog!

Exciting new titles this season include:  Bank Notes and Shinplasters by Joshua R. Greenberg, which shows how Americans accumulated and wielded monetary information in order to navigate the early republic's… READ MORE

What would Hillary do? Try the opposite!

Today, we have a guest post from Boris Vormann, Professor of Politics at Bard College Berlin, and Christian Lammert, Professor of North American Politics and Policy at Freie Universität Berlin…. READ MORE