Category: Urban Studies

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

Hot Off Penn Press: Get 50% off!

Today marks the first day of summer, and to celebrate, we're giving our customers a bigtime discount. With Penn Press's SUMMER READING SALE, U.S. customers receive 50% off all titles… READ MORE

Hot Off Penn Press: New for May

With the academic year winding down and summer break beginning, it’s a great time to dive into a new book! Our new releases this month include a century-spanning international history… 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

Hot Off Penn Press: March releases

Don't miss our latest slate of titles, ranging from a compelling, novel history of black abolitionist violence in the lead-up to the Civil War to a cultural history of fruit… READ MORE