Category: Civil Rights

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

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

Hot Off Penn Press: New for April

Our new releases this month include a sweeping cultural history of the politics of privacy in 20th-century America, a fascinating biography of a Reformation-era woman alchemist, an edited volume focusing… READ MORE

Announcing Penn Press’s Spring 2019 catalog!

Exciting new titles this season include: Force and Freedom by Kellie Carter Jackson, which provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence among antebellum black… READ MORE

Hot Off Penn Press: March madness

Here at Penn Press, we've had a slew of new books publish in just the last month, spanning from the history of black nationalist women to the written record of… READ MORE

Queer/Muslim Politics in the Trump Era

Today, we have an exciting and timely blog post from Timothy Stewart-Winter, Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University-Newark and author of Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay… READ MORE