For Booksellers and Librarians



When ordering, please include the full ISBN with your title. All orders are subject to acceptance and availability and are F.O.B. from our shipping point. Orders will be filled at prices and terms in effect on the date of shipment. Prices shown on this website are the Press’s suggested prices. Resellers are free to charge any price.

All prices listed on this webpage, including special offers, are subject to change without notice. Please note that some world areas may be restricted. Libraries are urged to order through a wholesaler, or their bookseller, although they may order directly from the publisher. All University of Pittsburgh Press books carry Cataloging-in-Publication (CIP) data. University of Pittsburgh Press books are printed on acid-free paper.


Only clean, unmarked, in-print books in saleable condition are eligible to be returned. Customer must supply a specific invoice number for each title returned; otherwise, books will be credited using the highest possible discount. No credit will be issued for shopworn, thumbed, or damaged books. Returns are not accepted less than 90 days or more than one year after the invoice date. Out-of-print titles are not accepted. Send returns prepaid, with a packing slip, to University of Pittsburgh Press, Chicago Distribution Center, 11030 South Langley Ave., Chicago, IL 60628. No prior permission is required.


Please refer to the ordering information above.

Digital Content

University of Pittsburgh Press books are available digitally to libraries through the following partners: Project Muse, ebrary, JSTOR, EBSCO, ProQuest/Ebook Central, ProQuest/SIPX, OverDrive, CafeScribe, and MyiLibrary.

Readers with Disabilities

University of Pittsburgh Press can assist accessibility offices at institutions of higher learning by providing access to books for students who have disabilities that prevent them from using these books in printed form. We can provide alternative access in cases where we have electronic files for these books available through our Chicgao Ditribution Center’s BiblioVault system.

If you are an accessibility official for a college or university, you can find out if an electronic version of a book might be available from BiblioVault by searching for the title, author or ISBN in the search box on the BiblioVault website. Please keep in mind that if a book is not in BiblioVault, we cannot provide electronic files for it, and also that not all books in BiblioVault have files suitable for disability use.

If you find that a book you need is included in BiblioVault, please choose the “Request accessible file” link you’ll find on the book page. BiblioVault will fulfill the request as quickly as possible, although we cannot guarantee that you will receive files in less than two weeks.

BiblioVault may need to bill your accessibility office a service fee, to cover the cost of preparing the file and transmitting it if you cannot accept a file via email. For instance, we generally charge $10.00 + shipping costs for delivery on a CD.

For more information, or to check on the status of a request, please email

A document of complete instructions for accessibility requests is available here.


Individuals are encouraged to order books through their local or online booksellers. Purchases placed directly with our distributor must be prepaid using check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.