Founded in 1963, the University of Massachusetts Press publishes scholarship, literature, and books for general readers that reflect the quality and diversity of intellectual life on UMass campuses, in their region, and around the world. UMass Press has sold more than 2,000,000 volumes since its inception, and currently has over 1,400 titles in print.
In recent years, the Press has focused primarily on books in the field of American studies broadly defined—books that explore the history, politics, literature, culture, and environment of the United States—as well as works with a transnational perspective. In addition to publishing works of scholarship, the Press produces books of more general interest for a wider readership and launched its regional trade imprint, Bright Leaf in 2017.
The Songs of Betty Baach
Teaching the History of the Book
Once, This Forest Belonged to a Storm
But, She Is Also Jane
the book of webs
The Wandering Womb
Essays in Search of Home
The Federal Theatre Project’s Living Newspapers in New York
The Transatlantic Materials of American Literature
Publishing US Writing in Britain, 1830–1860
Race in the Crucible of War
African American Servicemen and the War in Vietnam
Bob Dylan in the Attic
The Artist as Historian
"Fame Is Not Just for the Fellas"
Female Renown and the Childhood of Famous Americans Series
New Essays on the Federal Writers' Project
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