Hot Off Penn Press: Electing the President 2012, Nothing Natural is Shameful, and Biography and the Black Atlantic

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Nothing Natural Is Shameful
Nothing Natural Is Shameful: Sodomy and Science in Late Medieval Europe

Joan Cadden

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4537-0 | $85.00 | £55.50

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

In medieval Europe, where theologians saw sin, some natural philosophers saw a phenomenon in need of explanation. They believed some men were born with homosexual inclinations and others acquired them as habits based on early pleasurable experiences. Read more . . .

Electing the President, 2012
Electing the President, 2012: The Insiders' View

Edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 90 illus.

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2290-6 | $24.95 | £16.50

Kathleen Hall Jamieson brings together prominent members of the campaign staffs for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, debriefing their strategies, poll data, and perceptions of the 2012 election cycle. Read more . . .

Biography and the Black Atlantic
Biography and the Black Atlantic

Edited by Lisa A. Lindsay and John Wood Sweet

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 map

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4546-2 | $55.00 | £36.00

A volume in the Early Modern Americas series

In this volume, leading historians reflect on the recent biographical turn in studies of slavery and the modern African diaspora. This collection presents vivid glimpses into the lives of remarkable enslaved and formerly enslaved people who moved, struggled, and endured in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Atlantic world. Read more . . .

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