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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Hollywood Hates Hitler!

Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

University Press of Mississippi

The first book-length study of the investigation into Hollywood’s anti-Nazi films

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José Ferrer

Success and Survival

University Press of Mississippi

The first major biography of the Puerto Rican director and Tony- and Oscar-winning actor

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Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Edited by Thomas Giddens
University Press of Mississippi

An examination of the cutting-edge critical engagement in the field of modern comics studies

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Can't Be Faded

Twenty Years in the New Orleans Brass Band Game

By Kyle DeCoste and Stooges Brass Band
University Press of Mississippi

A collaborative blast of history and inspiration from top-of-the-line musicians

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Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Edited by Daria Tunca
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the widely acclaimed African writer and outspoken intellectual who is known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism

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Jonas Mekas

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the director of avant-garde films such as Walden (Diaries, Notes, and Sketches); Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania; and As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

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The Power of One

Sister Anne Brooks and the Tutwiler Clinic

University Press of Mississippi

The inspiring story of a doctor who empowered a community by providing health care in the Mississippi Delta

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John Jennings

Conversations

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the graphic designer and comic book scholar who is best known for his collaboration with Damian Duffy on the New York Times bestseller and Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred

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Mississippi Poets

A Literary Guide

University Press of Mississippi

A thorough examination of the powerful poets from a mighty literary state

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The Sacred Language of the Abakuá

University Press of Mississippi

The first English-language translation and extensive notation of a seminal work from the African diaspora

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