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 Joanna Scott

Edited by Michael Lackey
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with a critically acclaimed and award-winning writer who is known for her jolting and illuminating fiction

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New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child

Race, Culture, and History

University Press of Mississippi

The first scholarly collection to examine Morrison's most recent work of fiction, God Help the Child

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Taking Flight

Caribbean Women Writing from Abroad

University Press of Mississippi

A groundbreaking exploration of the impact of trauma based on gender, sexuality, and race across the Anglophone Caribbean

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Comic Art in Museums

Edited by Kim A. Munson
University Press of Mississippi

A comprehensive history of how comics and comic art gained recognition as art

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Troubling Masculinities

Terror, Gender, and Monstrous Others in American Film Post-9/11

University Press of Mississippi

A challenge to claims about the popular project of masculine redemption in recent genre films

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Voices from the Mississippi Hill Country

The Benton County Civil Rights Movement

University Press of Mississippi

An in-depth oral and hyperlocal history of a rural county and its fight for civil rights

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Clothing and Fashion in Southern History

Edited by Ted Ownby and Becca Walton
University Press of Mississippi

The first volume to closely study the history of clothing and its relationship to work, power, and identity in the South

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Table Lands

Food in Children's Literature

University Press of Mississippi

An exploration of the symbolic role food plays in children’s literature

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Michael Haneke

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the director of The Seventh Continent, Funny Games, Amour, and his most recent feature, Happy End

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Cooperatives in New Orleans

Collective Action and Urban Development

University Press of Mississippi

A potent history of a most vital contributor to urban growth in New Orleans

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