Category: Business & Economics

EH.Net Review of Brides Inc.

"Well-written and engaging, Brides, Inc. is a welcome addition to the fields of twentieth-century business as well as cultural history, " wrote Janice Traflet in a recent EH.Net review. In… READ MORE

Parkin Wins Emily Toth Award

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association has awarded Katherine J. Parkin’s Food is Love: Advertising and Gender Roles in Modern America, the Emily Toth Award for the best book in… READ MORE

American Capitalism– Now in Paperback

American Capitalism: Social Thought and Political Economy in the Twentieth Century Nelson Lichtenstein, Editor 392 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 illus. Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3923-2 | $49.95… READ MORE

Food Is Love–Now In Paperback

Food Is Love: Advertising and Gender Roles in Modern America Katherine J. Parkin 304 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 illus. Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3929-4 | $47.50 |… READ MORE

An Interview with Our Marketing Director

"Laura Waldron’s life is publishing," writes Matt Steinmetz. "An author, a publisher and the marketing director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Press, Waldron offers a perspective on academic publishing… READ MORE

Old Roles in New Books

Cooking for Your Man, Cooking for Mr. Right, and Saucepans & the Single Girl sound like titles you might find at a used book table of a flea market. Yet… READ MORE

The Organization Man at 50

Why does Whyte’s cultural critique still resonate in our downsized globalized working world? A quote from Roger K. Miller’s recent review, which appeared in “The Washington Times” and “The Philadelphia Inquirer,” may have the answer.