Hot Off Penn Press: To March for Others, Caught on Camera, Before Orientalism, and Revitalizing American Cities

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

To March for Others To March for Others: The Black Freedom Struggle and the United Farm Workers
Lauren Araiza
264 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4557-8 | $39.95 | £26.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0883-2 | $39.95 | £26.00
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

Through the relationships between the African American civil rights groups of the 1960s and 1970s and the United Farm Workers, a primarily Mexican American union, To March for Others examines the complexities of forming coalitions across racial, socioeconomic, and geographic divides in pursuit of justice and equality. Read more . . .

Caught on Camera Caught on Camera: Film in the Courtroom from the Nuremberg Trials to the Trials of the Khmer Rouge
Christian Delage. Edited and translated by Ralph Schoolcraft and Mary Byrd Kelly
352 pages | 6 x 9 | 77 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4556-1 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Critical Authors & Issues series

Combining the practical knowledge of a renowned director with the perspective of a historian and media specialist, Christian Delage explores the conditions and consequences of using film for the purposes of justice and memory by examining archival footage from war crime trials from Nuremberg to the present. Read more . . .

Before Orientalism Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510
Kim M. Phillips
328 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4548-6 | $79.95 | £52.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0894-8 | $79.95 | £52.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Drawing on medieval accounts of the earliest European journeys to China, India, Mongolia, and southeast Asia, Before Orientalism explores European attitudes toward Asian eating habits, sexual practices, femininities, and civility, reconstructing a precolonial vision of the East that was often neutral or admiring. Read more . . .

Revitalizing American Cities Revitalizing American Cities
Edited by Susan M. Wachter and Kimberly A. Zeuli
312 pages | 6 x 9 | 40 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4555-4 | $69.95 | £45.50
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0888-7 | $69.95 | £45.50
A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series

Revitalizing American Cities explores the historical, regional, and political factors that have allowed some small industrial cities to regain their footing in a changing economy, and considers strategies cities can use for successful rebuilding. Read more . . .

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