Hot Off Penn Press: In Light of Another’s Word, No Use, Slavery in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia, and Ethnography in Today’s World

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.

In Light of Another's Word In Light of Another's Word: European Ethnography in the Middle Ages
Shirin A. Khanmohamadi
216 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4562-2 | $47.50 | £31.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0897-9 | $47.50 | £31.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Challenging the traditional conception of medieval Europe as insular and xenophobic, Shirin A. Khanmohamadi's In Light of Another's Word looks to early ethnographic writers who were surprisingly aware of their own otherness, especially when faced with the far-flung peoples and cultures they meant to describe. Read more . . .

No Use No Use: Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National Security
Thomas M. Nichols
232 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4566-0 | $39.95 | £26.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0906-8 | $39.95 | £26.00
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series

In No Use, national security scholar Thomas M. Nichols examines the role of nuclear weapons and their prominence in U.S. security strategy, ultimately arguing that this belief in the utility of nuclear force is misguided and dangerously obsolete. Read more . . .

Slavery in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia Slavery in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia
William D. Phillips, Jr.
272 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4491-5 | $65.00 | £42.50
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0917-4 | $65.00 | £42.50
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Slavery in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia provides a sweeping survey of the many forms of bound labor in Iberia from ancient times to the decline of slavery in the eighteenth century. Read more . . .

Ethnography in Today's World Ethnography in Today's World: Color Full Before Color Blind
Roger Sanjek
312 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4545-5 | $59.95 | £39.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0876-4 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series

In Ethnography in Today's World, anthropologist Roger Sanjek addresses the essential practice and purpose of ethnography in ethnically diverse settings. Drawing on decades of globe-spanning fieldwork, he examines how ethnographic fieldwork is and can be conceived, conducted, and communicated in today's interconnected world. Read more . . .

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