Hot Off Penn Press: Human Rights and Disability Advocacy, Uncommon Tongues, Corporation Nation, and Authorship and Publicity Before Print

Here are the latest arrivals in the Penn Press warehouse. These books are available for purchase now at www.pennpress.org. Look for them at your favorite bookseller.

Human Rights and Disability Advocacy Human Rights and Disability Advocacy
Edited by Maya Sabatello and Marianne Schulze
320 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4547-9 | $59.95 | £39.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0874-0 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Human Rights and Disability Advocacy brings together perspectives from civil society representatives who played key roles in the drafting of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, shedding light on the emergent practices of a "new diplomacy" and the larger enterprise of human rights advocacy at the international level. Read more . . .

Uncommon Tongues Uncommon Tongues: Eloquence and Eccentricity in the English Renaissance
Catherine Nicholson
224 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4558-5 | $55.00 | £36.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0880-1 | $55.00 | £36.00

Uncommon Tongues explores the tension between the political value of eloquence and its classical definition in sixteenth-century English literature, locating eccentricity and unfamiliarity at the heart of pedagogical, rhetorical, and literary culture. Read more . . .

Corporation Nation Corporation Nation
Robert E. Wright
328 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4564-6 | $69.95 | £45.50
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0896-2 | $69.95 | £45.50
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series

Drawing on legal and economic history, Robert E. Wright traces the development of corporate institutions in America, connecting today's financial failures to weakened internal corporate regulation. Read more . . .

Now in Paperback
Authorship and Publicity Before Print
Authorship and Publicity Before Print: Jean Gerson and the Transformation of Late Medieval Learning
Daniel Hobbins
352 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4155-6 | $55.00 | £36.00
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2274-6 | $27.50 | £18.00
Ebook 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0229-8 | $27.50 | £18.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Daniel Hobbins argues for a new understanding of Jean Gerson as a public intellectual and a man of letters and publicist, actively managing the diffusion of his works in a period of rapid expansion in written culture. Read more . . .

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