Books by Penn Authors

Penn Press values our many longstanding relationships and partnerships with our home institution, the University of Pennsylvania, and we are proud to have published hundreds of books from authors based right here at Penn. Browse this collection page to explore our recent books published by Penn-affiliated scholars!


Out of Sight

David McKnight, Maureen McCormick, Reva Wolf

Won in Translation

Roger Chartier, John H. Pollack

The Difference Is Spreading

Al Filreis, Anna Strong Safford

From Europe's East to the Middle East

Kenneth Moss, Benjamin Nathans, Taro Tsurumi

Citizenship on the Edge

Nancy J. Hirschmann, Deborah A. Thomas

The Changing Terrain of Religious Freedom

Heather J. Sharkey, Jeffrey Edward Green

An Inner World

Lara Yeager-Crasselt, Shira Brisman, Eric Jorink

Philadelphia Stories

C. Dallett Hemphill, Rodney Hessinger, Daniel K. Richter

The Marvels of the World

Rebecca Bushnell

Perspectives on Fair Housing

Vincent J. Reina, Wendell E. Pritchett, Susan M. Wachter, Marc Morial

The Ecology of Homicide

Eric C. Schneider

Modern Constitutions

Rogers M. Smith, Richard R. Beeman

Early Modern Aristotle

Eva Del Soldato

Paradigm Lost

Ian S. Lustick

Journey to the City

Steve Tinney, Karen Sonik

Connecting Histories

Arnold Franklin, David B. Ruderman

Digital Media and Democratic Futures

Michael X. Delli Carpini

Civil Disabilities

Nancy J. Hirschmann, Beth Linker

Democracy and Truth

Sophia Rosenfeld

Rude Awakening

Mauro F. Guillén


Michael A. Nutter

Latin America Since the Left Turn

Tulia G. Falleti, Emilio A. Parrado

Free Speech on Campus

Sigal R. Ben-Porath

The Origins of Maya States

Loa P. Traxler, Robert J. Sharer

The Bronze Age Towers at Bat, Sultanate of Oman

Christopher P. Thornton, Charlotte M. Cable, Gregory L. Possehl

The American Revolution Reborn

Patrick Spero, Michael Zuckerman

Medieval Robots

E. R. Truitt

Trade, Land, Power

Daniel K. Richter

The Golden Age of King Midas

C. Brian Rose, Gareth Darbyshire

Principles of Housing Finance Reform

Susan M. Wachter, Joseph Tracy


Eugenie L. Birch, Shahana Chattaraj, Susan M. Wachter

The Internet, Social Media, and a Changing China

Jacques deLisle, Avery Goldstein, Guobin Yang

The Academic Job Search Handbook

Julia Miller Vick, Jennifer S. Furlong, Rosanne Lurie

"Hamlet" After Q1

Zachary Lesser

Topographical Stories

David Leatherbarrow

The Sphinx That Traveled to Philadelphia

Josef Wegner, Jennifer Houser Wegner

Does Regulation Kill Jobs?

Cary Coglianese, Adam M. Finkel, Christopher Carrigan

To Breathe with Birds

Václav Cílek, Morna Livingston, Evan W. Mellander, Laurie Olin

China's Challenges

Jacques deLisle, Avery Goldstein

The American Mortgage System

Susan M. Wachter, Marvin M. Smith

Gardens in the Modern Landscape

Christopher Tunnard, John Dixon Hunt

How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies

James G. McGann, Anna Viden, Jillian Rafferty

Crusade and Christendom

Jessalynn Bird, Edward Peters, James M. Powell

Public Education Under Siege

Michael B. Katz, Mike Rose

Zoot Suit

Kathy Peiss

Revitalizing American Cities

Susan M. Wachter, Kimberly A. Zeuli

Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire

Natalie B. Dohrmann, Annette Yoshiko Reed


Jack H. Nagel, Rogers M. Smith

Divided Nations and European Integration

Tristan James Mabry, John McGarry, Margaret Moore, Brendan O'Leary


Karen M'Closkey

Power Sharing in Deeply Divided Places

Joanne McEvoy, Brendan O'Leary

Dreams, Dreamers, and Visions

Ann Marie Plane, Leslie Tuttle, Anthony F. C. Wallace

Neighborhood and Life Chances

Harriet B. Newburger, Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter

Global Brand Power

Barbara E. Kahn

Women's Health and the World's Cities

Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter

Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship

Sigal R. Ben-Porath, Rogers M. Smith

Regulatory Breakdown

Cary Coglianese

Building Fortress Europe

Karolina S. Follis

The New Chronology of Iron Age Gordion

C. Brian Rose, Gareth Darbyshire

Sustainable Lifeways

Naomi F. Miller, Katherine M. Moore, Kathleen Ryan


Eric C. Schneider

The Essential Dürer

Larry Silver, Jeffrey Chipps Smith

Mapping Mongolia

Paula L.W. Sabloff

Law and the Illicit in Medieval Europe

Ruth Mazo Karras, Joel Kaye, E. Ann Matter

Import Safety

Cary Coglianese, Adam M. Finkel, David Zaring

Frantic Panoramas

Nancy Bentley


Aaron T. Beck M.D., Brad A. Alford Ph.D.

Growing Greener Cities

Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter

Medici Gardens

Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto

The Prehistory of the Silk Road

E. E. Kuzmina, Victor H. Mair

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter

The Other Philadelphia Story

Ram A. Cnaan, Stephanie C. Boddie, Charlene C. McGrew, Jennifer Kang

Blues for New Orleans

Roger Abrahams, Nick Spitzer, Nick Spitzer, John F. Szwed, John F. Szwed, Robert Farris Thompson, Robert Farris Thompson

On Risk and Disaster

Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, Howard Kunreuther, Amy Gutmann

Brothers, Sing On!

Bruce Montgomery

Lives in Translation

Kathleen D. Hall

The Birth of the Grand Old Party

Robert F. Engs, Randall M. Miller, James M. McPherson