This catalog contains descriptions of books scheduled for publication during 2011 and some already published of continuing interest. All prices are subject to change without notice.
The Kent State University Press participates in the Cataloging-in-Publication program of the Library of Congress. Professional cataloging data appear on the copyright page in each of our new publications.
The paper in most of our books meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. All bindings are in cloth unless otherwise noted.
Editorial and Marketing Offices
The Kent State University Press, 1118 University Library, 1125 Risman Dr., P.O. Box 5190, Kent OH 44242-0001 330-672-7913 Fax 330-672-3104
Sales and Distribution
Trade and Library Orders:
The Kent State University Press, c/o BookMasters, Inc. (BMI) 30 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland OH 44805 800-247-6553 Fax 419-281-6883 Customer service/inquiries: 419-281-1802
Returns and Discounts
Prior permission to return is not required. Booksellers may return books within one year of the date of the invoice if they are in new, resalable condition (no price marks or stickers) and currently in print. Books that are out of print and books in unsalable condition are not returnable and will be sent back at the customer’s expense. A packing list showing quantities, discounts received, and invoice number(s) must accompany returns. If no invoice number is given, credit will be issued at maximum discount. Written notice should be sent to BookMasters, Inc., within 30 days of receipt of damaged or defective books. Direct all returns to ordering address given above. Discount schedules will be furnished to booksellers upon request; write the Marketing Department of the Press. The letter “t” following the price of a book indicates trade discount; the letter “s” indicates short discount.
Individuals are encouraged to order through booksellers. Direct orders from individuals must be prepaid in U.S. funds or may be charged to MasterCard, VISA, or Discover. Postage and handling costs should be added to each order: $6.50 for one book, $1.50 for each additional book; outside the U.S., $7.00 for one book, $2.00 for each additional book. Ohio residents, add 6.75% sales tax. All prices are retail list and are subject to change without notice. Books will be billed at the prices prevailing at the time an order is received regardless of the prices appearing in this catalog. Send orders with payment to BookMasters, Inc., at the ordering address listed above.
Most Kent State University Press books that have gone out of print are available from Proquest/ University Microﬁlms, 300 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor MI 48106. A list of out-of-print titles is available from the Press.
Examination and Desk Copy Policy
Requests for examination copies must be submitted in writing on departmental letterhead and include the course title and number, estimated enrollment, semester it will be taught, and bookstore information. Please limit your selection to three titles. All requests must be accompanied by $6.00 per title (check or money order only) to cover shipping and handling. Any paperback book priced at $15 or less is available at no cost above the shipping and handling fee. Prepayment at a 20% discount (plus shipping) is required for hardcover books and paperbacks priced at over $15; check, Master- Card, VISA, or Discover will be accepted. If a book is adopted for a class of 10 or more students, the prepayment will be refunded; requests for refunds must be accompanied by the name and phone number of the bookstore that placed the order. Examination copies not adopted as texts may be returned for refund of the purchase price. All refund requests must be made within 60 days of receipt of the book. Desk copies are granted on 10-copy orders when books are required (rather than recommended). The Press reserves the right to limit availability of exam and desk copies.