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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: All returns must be sent prepaid. Conditions: Current, in-print editions of clean, resalable books, free of price stickers and markings, will be accepted for return and credit no earlier than three months from date of invoice. Copies of books that are damaged, soiled, or shopworn cannot be accepted and will be sent back to the customer via UPS at customer's expense. No prior permission is necessary for returning books, but a debit memo and invoice numbers should be enclosed with each shipment. Shipping charges for returns must be prepaid. Credit: Credit will be allowed at invoiced discounts. For this reason, the appropriate invoice numbers are required. If invoice numbers are not supplied, credit will be issued at the maximum applicable discount of 50%. Only books bought from the publisher will be credited. Claims for damaged books, wrong titles, short shipments, etc., must be made within sixty days from invoice date.

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).

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


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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: