Penn Press at OAH 2021

Books for the Classroom

Popular Course Titles from Penn Press

Penn Press’s most popular course titles cover a wide range of topics in American History. If you would like to request desk or exam copies of any of the titles below, please visit Ingram Academic Services. Search by ISBN, title, or author, and select “Request Desk Copy” or “Request Exam Copy.”

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, Peter Conn, Amy Gutmann

The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790

The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790

Thomas Jefferson, Paul Leicester Ford, Michael Zuckerman

Beyond Civil Rights

Beyond Civil Rights

Daniel Geary

Black Walden

Black Walden

Elise Lemire

Christian Slavery

Christian Slavery

Katharine Gerbner

Contested Bodies

Contested Bodies

Sasha Turner

Delaware's Forgotten Folk

Delaware's Forgotten Folk

C. A. Weslager, L. T. Alexander, L. T. Alexander, John Swientochowski

Democracy and Truth

Democracy and Truth

Sophia Rosenfeld

Design After Decline

Design After Decline

Brent D. Ryan

The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker

The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker

Elaine Forman Crane

Dispossessed Lives

Dispossessed Lives

Marisa J. Fuentes

An Empire Divided

An Empire Divided

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

Equality on Trial

Equality on Trial

Katherine Turk

Force and Freedom

Force and Freedom

Kellie Carter Jackson

Frontier Country

Frontier Country

Patrick Spero

Growing Greener Cities

Growing Greener Cities

Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter

Her Neighbor's Wife

Her Neighbor's Wife

Lauren Jae Gutterman

In the Crossfire

In the Crossfire

John P. Spencer

In the Heat of the Summer

In the Heat of the Summer

Michael W. Flamm

Laboring Women

Laboring Women

Jennifer L. Morgan

Lucretia Mott's Heresy

Lucretia Mott's Heresy

Carol Faulkner

A Nation of Women

A Nation of Women

Gunlög Fur

The Native Ground

The Native Ground

Kathleen DuVal

New Towns for the Twenty-First Century

New Towns for the Twenty-First Century

Richard Peiser, Ann Forsyth

A New World of Labor

A New World of Labor

Simon P. Newman

The Organization Man

The Organization Man

William H. Whyte, Joseph Nocera

Pan American Women

Pan American Women

Megan Threlkeld

The Plantation Machine

The Plantation Machine

Trevor Burnard, John Garrigus

Police Power and Race Riots

Police Power and Race Riots

Cathy Lisa Schneider

Policy, Planning, and People

Policy, Planning, and People

Naomi Carmon, Susan S. Fainstein

Queer Clout

Queer Clout

Timothy Stewart-Winter

Remaking the Rust Belt

Remaking the Rust Belt

Tracy Neumann

Represented

Represented

Brenna Wynn Greer

Revolutionary Backlash

Revolutionary Backlash

Rosemarie Zagarri

Seneca Possessed

Seneca Possessed

Matthew Dennis

Set the World on Fire

Set the World on Fire

Keisha N. Blain

Shays's Rebellion

Shays's Rebellion

Leonard L. Richards

Slavery's Capitalism

Slavery's Capitalism

Sven Beckert, Seth Rockman

Smack

Smack

Eric C. Schneider

The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky

The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky

Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, Robert Dale Parker

The Negro

The Negro

W. E. B. Du Bois, Robert Gregg

The Philadelphia Negro

The Philadelphia Negro

W. E. B. Du Bois, Elijah Anderson, Isabel Eaton

What Is Populism?

What Is Populism?

Jan-Werner Müller, Jan-Werner Müller

Wicked Flesh

Wicked Flesh

Jessica Marie Johnson