Ordering Information

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You can order books securely from this website at any time. To order a book, click the “Add to Cart” button, which appears on individual book pages, search results pages, and browse by subject pages. To submit your order for processing, go to your Cart, click “Checkout,” and follow the instructions. You can purchase books on this website using Mastercard, VISA, and American Express. All prices are calculated in U.S. dollars, but books listed with sterling prices are available outside North America.

If you have any questions about an order that you placed through this website, please contact customer service.

Order by Phone, Fax, or E-Mail

To order by phone, please call 1-800-343-4499; by fax, 1-800-351-5073. To order by e-mail, please contact orderentry@perseusbooks.com (note that Columbia University Press titles are distributed by Perseus Distribution).

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We encourage you to visit your local bookstore to purchase Columbia University Press books. To search for a bookstore in your neighborhood, please go to the American Booksellers Association website.

Shipping Costs and Rates

Standard shipping within the continental U.S. and Canada is based on weight, and you can calculate the shipping costs from your Cart. Please e-mail customer service for FedEx rates.

Special shipping is available to U.S. and Canadian customers only.

Orders for the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and South Africa will be handled by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. Below are shipping costs. Please e-mail customer@wiley.com with any questions. For further information, visit our Ordering Information for International Customers page.

  • UK: £3.70
  • Europe Surface: £5.35/Euro 8.00
  • Europe Air: £12.75/Euro 19.00
  • Rest of World Surface: £7.75
  • Rest of the World Air: £14.95

All other orders will be shipped from Perseus Distribution. Shipping prices will be based on weight and distance. If you have any questions, please contact orderentry@perseusbooks.com.

Payment Options

Columbia University Press accepts Mastercard, VISA, and American Express.

To pay by check, please make your check payable to Columbia University Press. Send the check to:

Perseus Distribution
1094 Flex Drive
Jackson, TN 38301

Ordering E-Books

Columbia University Press e-books are available from dozens of vendors around the world. Select the e-book from any book page on this website for links to the individual vendors. Note that the price given for e-books on this site is the list price, and e-book vendors often offer significant discounts.