May 26, 2022

U. of Penn Press Expands Partnership with De Gruyter Making About 1250 Out-of-Print Titles Available as Ebooks, POD

From De Gruyter:

This year, more than 1,250 formerly out-of-print works from the University of Pennsylvania Press will be available again for purchase as ebooks and print-on-demand editions.

“Thanks to this partnership, Penn Press is able to mark the 125th anniversary of its founding by making the span of its scholarly publishing history accessible to contemporary readers and researchers,” says Eric Halpern, director of Penn Press.

Penn Press publishes in the humanities and social sciences, focusing strongly on American and European history and literature as well as such multidisciplinary fields as human rights, urban studies, and religious studies. One of the first books published by Penn Press, in 1899, was a milestone: The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study, by W. E. B. Du Bois.

See Also: De Gruyter Recently Announced a Distribution Deal with Columbia University Press

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