Logo for the University of Massachusetts Press

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.

Showing 109-120 of 885 items.

Cross-Border Commemorations

Celebrating Swedish Settlement in America

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

People in a Magazine

The Selected Letters of S. N. Behrman and His Editors at "The New Yorker"

Edited by Joseph Goodrich; Foreword by Thomas Vinciguerra
University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Emancipation without Equality

Pan-African Activism and the Global Color Line

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Listen to the Poet

Writing, Performance, and Community in Youth Spoken Word Poetry

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Breaking the Banks

Representations and Realities in New England Fisheries, 1866-1966

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Exhibiting Scotland

Objects, Identity, and the National Museum

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

The Last Great Colonial Lawyer

The Life and Legacy of Jeremiah Gridley

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Authenticity Guaranteed

Masculinity and the Rhetoric of Anti-Consumerism in American Culture

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Clio's Foot Soldiers

Twentieth-Century U.S. Social Movements and Collective Memory

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

The Small Shall Be Strong

A History of Lake Tahoe's Washoe Indians

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...

Modern Bonds

Redefining Community in Early Twentieth-Century St. Paul

University of Massachusetts Press
More info...
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Fall 2021 catalogue cover with a gradient background
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.