The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint.

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One Grand Noise

Boxing Day in the Anglicized Caribbean World

University Press of Mississippi

The first comprehensive study of how Boxing Day is celebrated across the Caribbean

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Conversations with Angela Davis

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with an influential educator, scholar, and activist, who is one of the most recognizable and iconic figures of the twentieth century

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The Comics World

Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

University Press of Mississippi

A thoroughly researched collection designed to engage with the social sciences in order to expand comics studies as a field

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Surinamese Music in the Netherlands and Suriname

By Marcel Weltak; Translated by Scott Rollins
University Press of Mississippi

Available in English for the first time, the integral and only book on all the music of a most diverse nation

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Alain Resnais

Interviews

Edited by Lynn A. Higgins
University Press of Mississippi

A collection of twenty-one interviews with the French filmmaker of award-winning documentaries like Van Gogh and Night and Fog and groundbreaking dramas like Hiroshima mon amour, Last Year at Marienbad, and Muriel

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New York City Blues

Postwar Portraits from Harlem to the Village and Beyond

By Larry Simon; Edited by John Broven; Photographs by Robert Schaffer
University Press of Mississippi

A lively and detailed exploration of the history of the blues from the 1940s to the 1990s in the City That Never Sleeps

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In Search of Ancient Kings

Egúngún in Brazil

University Press of Mississippi

A firsthand account of the secretive Egúngún society from a scholar who would become a priest in the religion

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Robert Kirkman

Conversations

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the comics fan-turned-creator best known for The Walking Dead and Invincible

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Positioning Pooh

Edward Bear after One Hundred Years

University Press of Mississippi

A delightful journey into the heart of the many meanings behind that silly old bear

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Conversations with Steve Erickson

University Press of Mississippi

A collection of twenty-four interviews with a singular writer whose work is a dream-fueled blend of European modernism, American pulp, and paranoid late-century postmodernism

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