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The Pinochet Effect and Other Books

As Chileans celebrate and mourn the death of General Augusto Pinochet, these books offer insights on the legacy of his deeds and those who sought to bring him to justice…. READ MORE

Now Available–The Book of God

The Book of God: Secularization and Design in the Romantic Era Colin Jager 296 pages | 6 x 9 Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3979-2 | $59.95 | £39.00 "The Book… READ MORE

Take the Tropic of Venice Quiz

Find out how well you know Venice by taking our online quiz. Answer all five questions correctly and you could win a $50 Penn Press gift certificate. What happens in… READ MORE

Ian Lustick, BMOC

Two University of Pennsylvania publications focus on professor and government consultant Ian Lustick this month. A article on Lustick appears in the current Penn Arts and Sciences Magazine, while The… READ MORE

Cnaan and the Role of Congregations

If you’re interested in roles that faith-based organizations play in Philadelphia communities, hear Ram A. Cnaan discuss his research on The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of… READ MORE

Child Soldiers is “groundbreaking”

PsycCRITIQUES, the APA Review of Books, recently examined Child Soldiers in Africa by Alcinda Honwana. The reviewers praised Honwana for contributing to social research on Lusophone African nations, such as… READ MORE