Hot Off Penn Press: Empire of the Vines, plus Moral Minority Now in Paperback

Here are some of the latest arrivals in the Penn Press warehouse. Purchase it now at or look for it at your favorite bookseller.

Empire of Vines Empire of Vines: Wine Culture in America
Erica Hannickel
312 pages | 6 x 9 | 40 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4559-2 | $39.95 | £26.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0890-0 | $39.95 | £26.00
A volume in the Nature and Culture in America series

Empire of Vines traces the development of wine culture as grape growing expanded from New York to the Midwest before gaining ascendancy in California—a progression that illustrates viticulture's centrality to the nineteenth-century American projects of national expansion and the formation of a national culture. Read more . . .

Now In Paperback
Moral Minority Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism
David R. Swartz
384 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 illus.
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4441-0 | $47.50 | £31.00
Paper 2014 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2306-4 | $24.95 | £16.50
Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0768-2 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

Moral Minority charts the rise and fall of the evangelical left, a movement ignored by the Democratic Party in the 1970s and alienated by the Republican Party in the 1980s—but whose activism pointed broader evangelicalism toward social justice. Read more . . .

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