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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Conversations with John Berryman

Edited by Eric Hoffman
University Press of Mississippi

All of Berryman’s major interviews, personality pieces, profiles, and local interest items

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Intergenerational Solidarity in Children’s Literature and Film

University Press of Mississippi

An examination of the diverse ways in which children’s literature and film contribute to intergenerational bonding and solidarity

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R. Crumb

Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self

University Press of Mississippi

A thorough engagement with the literary, spiritual, and intellectual underpinnings of a great comic creator

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Improvising Sabor

Cuban Dance Music in New York

University Press of Mississippi

The first thorough exploration of the innovative, flute-driven Cuban dance music of New York, charanga

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Mysterious Travelers

Steve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity

University Press of Mississippi

How a creator transformed the hero and forever forged a brooding bond between philosophy and comics

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The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev, Volume III

University Press of Mississippi

The long-awaited final volume of the series dedicated to collecting tales from the Russian Grimm

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I AM A MAN

Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970

University Press of Mississippi

Unforgettable photographs from flash points of the civil rights struggle

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The Nightcrawler King

Memoirs of an Art Museum Curator

University Press of Mississippi

A moving and fun account of the man who influenced fifty years of growth at the New Orleans Museum of Art

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Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture

University Press of Mississippi

A new perspective on an explosively popular subgenre of young adult media

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New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

University Press of Mississippi

An assessment, celebration, and careful notation of the extraordinary melting pot of Latin music

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