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The University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Press (or Penn Press) is a university press affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Press was originally incorporated with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
on 26 March 1890, and the imprint of the University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Press first appeared on publications in the closing decade of the nineteenth century, among the earliest such imprints in America. One of the Press's first book publications, in 1899, was a landmark: The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Negro: A Social Study, by renowned black reformer, scholar, and social critic W.E.B. Du Bois, a book that still remains in print on the Press's lists. Today the Press has an active backlist of roughly 2,000 titles and an annual output of upward of 120 new books in a focused editorial program. Areas of special interest include American history and culture; ancient, medieval, and Renaissance studies; anthropology; landscape architecture; studio arts; human rights; Jewish studies; and political science. The Press also publishes 16 peer-reviewed academic journals, mostly in the humanities, and the magazine Dissent. The University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Press, Inc. is a nonprofit Pennsylvania corporation wholly owned by the University of Pennsylvania, maintaining its own nonprofit tax status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The Press currently resides at 3905 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building housing the press is the former Potts House built by the Wilson Brothers & Company architecture firm in 1876.[2] The house previously served as both the headquarters of International House Philadelphia
Philadelphia
and WXPN. See also[edit]

University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Press academic journals

References[edit]

^ Ordering Information ^ "3905 Spruce Street". University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Archives and Records Center. 

External links[edit]

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Schools

Arts and Sciences Communication Dental Medicine Design Education Engineering and Applied Science Law Medicine Nursing Social Policy and Practice Veterinary Medicine Wharton

Programs

Advanced Judaic Studies Government Global Communication Studies Mediterranean Art and Archaeology International Studies and Business Management and Technology Lauder Institute Health Economics Networked and Social Systems Engineering Life Sciences and Management Molecular Life Science Public Policy

Places

University City Annenberg Center College Hall College Houses David Rittenhouse Laboratory Fisher Fine Arts Library Historic District Houston Hall Institute of Contemporary Art Irvine Auditorium Kelly Writers House Meyerson Hall Moore School Morris Arboretum Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology New Bolton Center Penn Park Perelman Quadrangle The Quadrangle Richards Laboratories Van Pelt Library

Athletics

Penn Quakers Band "Fight on, Pennsylvania!" Basketball

Men's Women's

College Boat Club Lacrosse Penn Relays Soccer

Men's Women's

Men's squash Class of 1923 Arena Franklin Field Meiklejohn Stadium Palestra

Media

The Daily Pennsylvanian Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Punch Bowl Penn Press Wharton School Publishing WQHS WXPN

Life

Student life Mask and Wig Glee Club Masala MERT Philomathean Society Penn Club "Hail, Pennsylvania!" "The Red and the Blue"

People

President: Amy Gutmann Notable alumni and faculty

Wharton alumni

Nobel laureates

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