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This website features all the new titles and in-print books currently available from Vanderbilt University Press. Prices, discounts, specifications, and publication dates are subject to change without notice. Books are billed at prices prevailing when an order is processed. Prices listed are in U.S. dollars and may be higher in the rest of the world.

Terms are net 30 days, from date of invoice. In the catalog, the letter "t" indicates trade discounts; the letter "s" indicates short discounts; the letter "x" indicates text discounts. Please write for a full schedule of discounts available to the book trade. Please note also that some books are available not from our warehouse at Longleaf Services, Inc. but from Lightning Books at Ingram and must be ordered through them.

Returns Policy: Books must be returned within 18 months of the invoice date and currently in print as listed on this website. Books must be clean, saleable copies without any signs of damage. Permission to return overstock from returnable accounts is not required. Full credit allowed if customer supplies original invoice number, otherwise maximum discount applies. Additional information is available at

Unless otherwise specified, all Vanderbilt University Press books are printed on acid-free paper that meets the minimum requirements for permanence of the American National Standard for Information Sciences. Where possible, recycled paper is used in the production of our books and catalogs. All new Vanderbilt titles carry bar codes. Vanderbilt University Press participates in the Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Program (CIP).

Our EAN / ISBN prefix is 978-0-8265.

Catalogs: You may sign up to receive catalogs electronically here.

Vanderbilt University Press Worldwide Sales



Vanderbilt University Press books are available through major wholesalers.

Orders for Vanderbilt University Press books also may be placed with our distributor:

   Longleaf Services, Inc.
   116 South Boundary Street
   Chapel Hill, NC  27514-3808

Phone: 800-848-6224 (within U.S.) or 919-966-7449 (international)
Fax: 800-272-6817 (within U.S.) or 919-962-2704 (international)

For a copy of our bookseller retail or wholesale discount schedule, please inquire with Longleaf Services or email and include:

   Store Name / Contact Name
   Address / City, State  ZIP


Scholarly Book Services Inc.
289 Bridgeland Avenue, Unit 105
Toronto, Ontario M6A 1Z6

Phone: 800-847-9736
Fax: 800-220-9895

Royden Muranaka
East-West Import Books
2840 Kolowalu Street
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: 808-956-8830
Fax: 808-988-6052



Eurospan Group
3 Henrietta Street
Covent Garden
London WC2E 8LU
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1767 604972
Fax: +44 (0) 1767 601640

For further information regarding Vanderbilt University Press publications, please direct your queries to Betsy Phillips, Marketing and Sales Manager, Vanderbilt University Press, VU Station B 351813, Nashville, TN 37235

Phone: (615) 322-3585 | Fax: (615) 343-8823 | Email: