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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Maroons and the Marooned

Runaways and Castaways in the Americas

University Press of Mississippi

A provocative juxtaposition of escaped slaves and the shipwrecked across the Americas

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The Short Stories of Frank Yerby

University Press of Mississippi

Gathered together for the first time, a collection of the little-known but groundbreaking African American writer

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The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

University Press of Mississippi

A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s life.

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Beyond the Blockbusters

Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

University Press of Mississippi

A necessary expansion of the lens and landscape of young adult literature

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The War on Poverty in Mississippi

From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

University Press of Mississippi

How the war on poverty galvanized and transformed white defiance

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Till Death Do Us Part

American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

University Press of Mississippi

A comprehensive study of how burial customs highlight social status and class

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Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks

Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

University Press of Mississippi

A much-needed intervention into the critical study of Chicanx and Latinx young adult literature

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William Friedkin

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the Academy Award–winning director of the critically and commercially successful films The French Connection and The Exorcist

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With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy

Teaching, Learning, and Comics

University Press of Mississippi

An unparalleled gathering of top educators, comics artists, and writers advocating the vital utility of comics in the classroom

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With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy

Teaching, Learning, and Comics

University Press of Mississippi

An unparalleled gathering of top educators, comics artists, and writers advocating the vital utility of comics in the classroom

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