Ordering Information

For Individuals

Individuals may purchase books through bookstores and online retailers or directly from the publisher. Direct orders from individuals must be prepaid by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) or by check or money order payable in US dollars.

For Booksellers

Booksellers in the US and other countries may order all titles from Georgetown University Press at standard discounts through our international network of sales representatives and distribution partners. For more information, please see Booksellers.

Customer Service and Order Fulfillment

Georgetown University Press
c/o Hopkins Fulfillment Service
P.O. Box 50370
Baltimore, MD 21211-4370

Email: hfscustserv@jh.edu
Tel.: 410-516-6965 or 800-537-5487 (US, toll-free)
Fax: 410-516-6998

Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm US Eastern Standard Time

New accounts should supply three credit references and a tax-exempt certificate if exempt.


Return Policy

Authorization is not required to return books, both hardcover and paperback, in clean and resalable condition. Books that are damaged, stickered, soiled, or shopworn will be returned to the customer via UPS at the customer’s expense.

CDs, DVDs, videos, audiocassettes, and microfiche are not returnable unless defective. Returns for credit will be accepted within eighteen months of invoice date. Invoice number, titles, quantity, and reason for return must be included with each shipment. Credit will be issued at invoiced discount if the invoice number is supplied. If the invoice number is not supplied, credit will be issued at the highest maximum discount. Claims for short shipments or defective books must be made within thirty days of invoice date.

Shipping charges must be prepaid.

All Postal Returns

Hopkins Fulfillment Service
c/o Maple Press Company
Lebanon Distribution Center
P.O. Box 1287
Lebanon, PA 17042

All Other Returns

HopkinsFulfillment Service
c/o Maple Press Company
Lebanon Distribution Center
704 Legionaire Drive
Fredericksburg, PA 17026

Additional Information

Pricing and Availability

All prices listed on this website are in US dollars. Prices and specifications on our website are subject to change without notice.


You can pre-order a book that is not yet published. Your order will ship as soon as the book becomes available. You will not be charged until the book ships.

Shipping Charges

For US orders, please add a $5.00 shipping and handling charge for the first item, and $2.00 for each additional item for standard shipping. For countries outside the United States, add $10.00 for the first item and $8.00 for each additional item.

Bulk Sales (Nonretail)

Most Georgetown University Press books are available at quantity discounts with bulk purchase for educational, fundraising, or promotional use. For more information, please contact gupress@georgetown.edu.

Order by Mail or Fax

You may print out a copy of our order form and mail or fax it to us.
Georgetown University Press
c/o Hopkins Fulfillment Service
P.O. Box 50370
Baltimore, MD 21211-4370
Fax: 410-516-6998

Pro-Forma Invoicing

To request a proforma invoice for US orders, please contact Customer Service (see contact information above). Please include titles, ISBNs, quantities, and the shipping destination.

ISBNs and SAN#

ISBN Prefixes: 978-1-62616-, 978-1-58901-, 978-0-87840-, 978-1-64712
SAN#: 2027348

Sales Representatives & Distributors