This list of new Penn Press warehouse arrivals presents some interesting juxtapositions. Purchase these titles now at www.pennpress.org or look for them at your favorite bookseller.
| The Making and Unmaking of a Saint: Hagiography and Memory in the Cult of Gerald of Aurillac
320 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4552-3 | $79.95 | £52.00
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0889-4 | $79.95 | £52.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series
The Making and Unmaking of a Saint traces the rise and fall of devotion to Gerald of Aurillac through a millennium, from his death in the tenth century to the attempt to reinvigorate his cult in the nineteenth century. Read more . . .
| Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision
216 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4563-9 | $49.95 | £32.50
Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0902-0 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law series
Samantha Majic investigates the way two San Francisco-based nonprofit organizations negotiate their governmental obligations while maintaining their commitment to outreach and advocacy for sex workers' rights as well as broader socio-political change. Read more . . .
|Now In Paperback
Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures
424 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4313-0 | $65.00 | £42.50
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2287-6 | $29.95 | £19.50
Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0498-8 | $29.95 | £19.50
A volume in the Jewish Culture and Contexts series
Talya Fishman explores the impact of the textualization process in medieval Europe on the Babylonian Talmud's roles within Jewish culture. Read more . . .