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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Kasi Lemmons

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Fifteen interviews that illuminate Lemmons’s distinctive ability to challenge social expectations through film and actualize stories that broaden expectations of cinematic black femaleness and maleness

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Racial Terrorism

A Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

University Press of Mississippi

How the Equal Justice Initiative, the Legacy Museum, and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice confront racial violence in America

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Conversations with Dana Gioia

Edited by John Zheng
University Press of Mississippi

The first collection of interviews with the internationally known poet and public intellectual

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Breaking the Blockade

The Bahamas during the Civil War

University Press of Mississippi

A book-length study of the often unexplored great carnival of the Civil War

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Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus!

Photographs from the Sacred Steel Community

University Press of Mississippi

A powerful witness of the electric steel guitar tuned to worship the Lord

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Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Edited by Alison Arant and Jordan Cofer; Afterword by Marshall Bruce Gentry
University Press of Mississippi

Fresh approaches to the study of the works of the influential southern writer

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French on Shifting Ground

Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

University Press of Mississippi

An intensive study of the disappearance of land and language in Louisiana

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Conversations with Lorraine Hansberry

Edited by Mollie Godfrey
University Press of Mississippi

The first volume to collect all of Hansberry's substantive interviews in one place, including many radio and television interviews that have never before appeared in print

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Damaged

Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

University Press of Mississippi

The first book-length account of American punk as a musical style

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Cold War II

Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

University Press of Mississippi

Essays that critique America's superiority complex and movies and TV shows that reignite the Cold War

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