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To request a desk copy you must:

  1. have assigned the book you are requesting to a class;
  2. have 20 or more students enrolled in that class; and
  3. have ordered the book at one or more book store.

If that is your case, please download and fill out a desk copy request form. If not, consider requesting an examination copy.

Email your completed and saved PDF request form to kallet@ohio.edu. You can also fax your form to 740-593-4536 or mail it to:

Ohio University Press
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Athens, OH 45701-2979

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Kallet at (740) 593-1158.

Review Copies

We send review copies to journal review editors and members of the media.

To request a review copy, please contact Samara Rafert, Publicist, at rafert@ohio.edu.

Examination Copies

To preview a book you are considering assigning to a class, please download and fill out an examination copy request form. We will email you a free PDF of that book.

Email your completed and saved PDF request form to request@ohioswallow.com. You can also fax your form to 740-593-4536 or mail it to:

Ohio University Press
31 S. Court St., Suite 143
Athens, OH 45701-2979

If an electronic copy of the book you are requesting is not available and if that book is $35 or less, we can send you a free paper copy. We charge a nonrefundable $6 fee for shipping and handling for each paper copy we send. When shipping outside the U.S., the fee is $9.50 for the first book and $6 for each additional book.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Kallet at (740) 593-1158.


In Essentials, Unity
An Economic History of the Grange Movement
The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans. The Grange sought to relieve the struggles of small farmers by encouraging collaboration.


Writing an Icon
Celebrity Culture and the Invention of Anaïs Nin
Anaïs Nin, the diarist, novelist, and provocateur, occupied a singular space in twentieth-century culture, not only as a literary figure and voice of female sexual liberation but as a celebrity and symbol of shifting social mores in postwar America.


Penumbra
Poems
Penumbra—Michael Shewmaker’s debut collection—explores the half-shadows of a world torn between faith and doubt.


The Secret of the Hardy Boys
Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate
The author of the Hardy Boys Mysteries was, as millions of readers know, Franklin W. Dixon. Except there never was a Franklin W. Dixon. He was the creation of Edward Stratemeyer, the savvy founder of a children's book empire that also published the Tom Swift, Bobbsey Twins, and Nancy Drew series.


The Jacksonian Conservatism of Rufus P. Ranney
The Politics and Jurisprudence of a Northern Democrat from the Age of Jackson to the Gilded Age
In The Jacksonian Conservatism of Rufus P. Ranney, David M. Gold works with the public record to reveal the contours of the life and work of one of Ohio’s most intriguing legal figures.