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Category: Food and Drink

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 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: A scholarly summer

It doesn't feel like summer here on the East Coast, but wherever you are, you're probably beginning to put together a summer reading list. Well, Penn Press humbly submits for… READ MORE

Bananas, Blight, and Biotechnology

Today, we have an exciting guest post from Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University and coauthor with Lois Roberts of  Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs, which challenges the perception that multinational… READ MORE

A Seasonal Medieval Tajine

It was also relatively easy to assemble and prepare using ingredients that were local and seasonal in Philadelphia—a wonderful find for a recipe that was invented in another century across the globe!