Penn Press Log

Camden at Another Crossroads

Four years after the New Jersey State Legislature voted to spend $175 million to help revitalize Camden, a series of resignations has placed the troubled riverfront town at another crossroads,… READ MORE

Meet Napoleon’s Big Brother

"Thanks to Patricia Tyson Stroud’s extensive research and fluid narrative American readers will be glad to make the acquaintance of Napoleon’s older brother," writes Doina Pasca Harsanyi in a recent… READ MORE

Now Available–Nature as Model

Nature as Model: Salomon de Caus and Early Seventeenth-Century Landscape Design Luke Morgan 312 pages | 6 x 9 | 54 illus. Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3963-6 | $55.00 |… READ MORE

WSJ Q&A on Federalism in Iraq

Could the creation of autonomous federal regions stem the rising tide of sectarian violence in Iraq? Brendan O’Leary, a former adviser to the Kurdistan regional government and one of the… READ MORE

Recchiuti Recommended on Open University

In a recent post on Open University, the New Republic Online’s academic blog, historian and blogger Casey N. Blake recommended John Louis Recchiuti’s new book, Civic Engagement: Social Science and… READ MORE

Now in Paperback–Border Lines

Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity Daniel Boyarin 392 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Cloth 2004 | ISBN 0-8122-3764-1 | $39.95 | £26.00 Paper 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-1986-4… READ MORE

Now in Paperback–Crossovers

Crossovers: Essays on Race, Music, and American Culture John Szwed 296 pages | 6 x 9 Paper 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-1972-4 | $26.50 | £17.50 "In this collection of thirty-one… READ MORE