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Welcome to the February issue of Bluelines!

We’re kicking off Women’s History Month with a $10 paperback sale. Through March 13th, use code WHM22 to save on select titles. Keep an eye on our sales page for current sales and specials. Or, better yet, subscribe to our emails so you don’t miss out on special offers.

Our Art and Architecture 2022 catalog is available! View the catalog here, and be sure to stop by our virtual #caa2022 booth during the conference, March 3–5th!

The Press is still taking precautions related to Covid 19, so your orders and responses to inquiries might take longer than normal. Learn more here.


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Cover for Holiness and Pentecostal Movements Holiness and Pentecostal Movements

Intertwined Pasts, Presents, and Futures

Edited by David Bundy, Geordan Hammond, and David Sang-Ehil Han

“The essays in this significant, well-researched volume make a valuable contribution to our understanding of the complex relations between Radical Holiness and Pentecostalism from both historical and theological perspectives.”—John Maiden, The Open University

Cover for Shortage and Famine in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon Shortage and Famine in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon

Adam Franklin-Lyons

“So legible and lively that a reader unfamiliar with the evidence might not recognize what a truly impressive accomplishment this is in terms of archival work.”—Jeffrey A. Bowman, author of Shifting Landmarks: Property, Proof, and Dispute in Catalonia around the Year 1000

Cover for Brilliant Bodies Brilliant Bodies

Fashioning Courtly Men in Early Renaissance Italy

Timothy McCall

“With this vivid account of fifteenth-century fashion, McCall has given us thrilling new ways to interpret the politics, gender posturing, and art of Renaissance Italy.”—Emanuele Lugli, author of The Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness

Cover for Visualizing Household Health Visualizing Household Health

Medieval Women, Art, and Knowledge in the Régime du corps

Jennifer Borland

“Borland masterfully weaves together the methodologies of a variety of disciplines: the history of women as patrons and consumers, the history of medicine, anthropology, geography, and of course material and visual studies and art history, all under the larger umbrellas of social history and medieval studies.”—Tracy Chapman Hamilton, author of Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France: The Artistic Patronage of Queen Marie of Brabant (1260–1321)

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psu press presents

Zoom author event

Join us at 4pm ET on Friday, 3/18 for “Art and Radicalism” featuring authors Mark Antliff, Elliott H. King, Abigail Susik, Katie L. Price, and Michael R. Taylor. Register for the event here.

Watch a recording of February’s event, “Latin American Originals.”

Click here to learn more about PSU Press Presents.

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new from eisenbrauns

See more from Eisenbrauns over at Ancient News.

new from graphic mundi

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