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Individual Bookbuyers

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From each book page you can add items to the shopping cart by clicking the “Add to Cart” button. View items in the cart by clicking “Shopping Cart” to add, remove or change quantities of books you order. Proceed to the secure check out. Shipping to foreign countries is $9.50 per book for the first book and $6 for each additional book.

Shopping Cart Help

Our shopping cart is operated by the University of Chicago Press’s Chicago Distribution Center (CDC). For questions about technical problems while placing an order, please email CDC’s Karen Hyzy <>. For CDC to better assist you, please provide, if you can, the ISBN of the book you are trying to purchase, the approximate time and date of your attempt, and a brief description of the problem(s) you encountered.

Buy books by mail or fax.
Download a Book Order Form, print it out, and mail or fax your order to us.


We accept library purchase orders. Standing orders for volumes in numbered series may be established with the Press at a 20% discount. Write or phone the Press to arrange a standing order:

Ohio University Press
31 S. Court St.
Suite 143
Athens, OH 45701-2979
+1 740 593 1156

Teaching Faculty

Instructions and forms for requesting examination copies and desk copies are posted with our “Resources for Instructors.”


Please contact:

Ohio University Press
UC Distribution Center
11030 S. Langley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628

Phone orders and customer service: +1 800 621 2736
Fax orders:
• Local: +1 773 702 7212
• Toll free: +1 800 621 8476
Credit and Collections: +1 800 521 8412

New Accounts

In order to set up a new account with our warehouse facility in Chicago, we need a copy of your resale certificate or tax-exempt certificate which can be faxed to us at: 740-593-4536. Prepayment will be required on your initial order. After placing your initial order, prepayment will not be necessary; our warehouse will bill you at Net 30 Days. For assistance with establishing new accounts, please contact Jeff Kallet at 740-593-1158 or email


Returns will be accepted from 90 days to one year from the date of invoice. Invoice number must be provided. Credit will be issues for books in resaleable condition. Permission is not required. The address for returns is:

Ohio University Press/Returns
UC Distribution Center
11030 S. Langley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628

Sales Representatives


Metropolitan New York, Texas, Oklahoma

Gary Hart
413 S. Central Ave. #A-135, Glendale, CA 91204
+1 818 956 0527, Phone
+1 818 243 4676, Fax

Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C.

Blake Delodder
3401 Cheverly, Cheverly, MD 20785
+1 301 322 4509, Phone
+1 301 583 0376, Fax

Upstate New York, Western Pennsylvania, Louisiana

Bailey Walsh
348 S Lexington Street
Spring Green, WI 53588
608-588-0199 Phone
608-588-0192 Fax
608-345-4306 Cell
bwalsh @

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Abraham Associates, Inc.
5120-A Cedar Lake Rd
St. Louis Park MN 55416
952-927-7920 Phone
800-701-2489 Toll free
952-927-8089 Fax
Stu Abraham
John Mesjak
Roy Schonfeld

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

The Morrison Sales Group
294 Barons Road
Clemmons, NC 27012
336-775-0226 Phone
336-775-0239 Fax
Don Morrison, Bill Verner, and Barbara Arendall
msgbooks @

Alaska, Northern California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Wilcher Associates
4616 25th Ave. NE PMB 597
Seattle, WA 98105
425-922-1045 Phone
425-671-0362 Fax
George Carroll geocarroll @

Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Wilcher Associates
2838 Shadowglen Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918 – 4342
719-210-5222 Phone
719-265-5932 Fax
Jim Sena senafam4 @

Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii, Nevada

Wilcher Associates
26652 Merienda #7
Laguna Hills, CA 92656
949-362-0597 Phone
949-643-2330 Fax
Tom McCorkell tmccork @


United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific

Combined Academic Publishers Ltd.
Windsor House
Cornwall Road
Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2PW
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1423 562232, Phone


Laura J. Rust
Scholarly Book Services Inc.
289 Bridgeland Ave., Unit 105
Toronto, On. M6A 1Z6
+1 800 847 9736, Phone
+1 800 220 9895, Fax

All Other Areas

Ohio University Press
31 S. Court St.
Suite 143
Athens, OH 45701-2979
+1 740 593 1158 or +1 740 593 1160, Phone
+1 740 593 4536, Fax

Athens and Jerusalem
For more than two thousand years, philosophers and theologians have wrestled with the irreconcilable opposition between Greek rationality (Athens) and biblical revelation (Jerusalem).

African Miracle, African Mirage
Transnational Politics and the Paradox of Modernization in Ivory Coast
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Ivory Coast was touted as an African miracle, a poster child for modernization and the ways that Western aid and multinational corporations would develop the continent.

South Sudan
A New History for a New Nation
Africa’s newest nation has a long history. Often considered remote and isolated from the rest of Africa, and usually associated with the violence of slavery and civil war, South Sudan has been an arena for a complex mixing of peoples, languages, and beliefs.

The Art of Life in South Africa
From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art teachers at Indaleni, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal. The Art of Life in South Africa is the story of the students, teachers, art, and politics that circulated through a small school, housed in a remote former mission station.

Women in the Shadows
Gender, Puppets, and the Power of Tradition in Bali
Wayang kulit, or shadow puppetry, connects a mythic past to the present through public ritual performance and is one of most important performance traditions in Bali. The dalang, or puppeteer, is revered in Balinese society as a teacher and spiritual leader.