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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Rediasporization

African Guyanese Kwe-Kwe

University Press of Mississippi

The astonishing transformation of an African tradition that distinguishes a second American Guyanese diasporization

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Alabama Quilts

Wilderness through World War II, 1682-1950

University Press of Mississippi

The first book to examine the cultural and historical impact of Alabama's quilting legacy

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Groove Theory

The Blues Foundation of Funk

University Press of Mississippi

The first in-depth intellectual history of funk music and its growth out of the blues tradition

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Pussy Hats, Politics, and Public Protest

University Press of Mississippi

A timely exploration of grassroots political protest in the age of Trump

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No Future in This Country

The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

University Press of Mississippi

A critical study of the career of the nineteenth-century bishop

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Harmony and Normalization

US-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

University Press of Mississippi

How policy can transform music and how musicians and performances create lasting bonds

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She Damn Near Ran the Studio

The Extraordinary Lives of Ida R. Koverman

University Press of Mississippi

The first biography of Hollywood’s political matchmaker, kingmaker, and MGM’s movie star maker

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Chaos and Compromise

The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

By Brian A. Pugh; Foreword by Ronny Frith
University Press of Mississippi

A thorough assay of the painstaking process that delivers a state budget

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New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards

University Press of Mississippi

A fascinating tour of historic New Orleans as seen in rare postcards from the early twentieth century

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Nichols and May

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Twenty-seven interviews and profiles ranging over more than five decades that tell Mike Nichols's and Elaine May's stories in their own words

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