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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.

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Food for Dissent

Natural Foods and the Consumer Counterculture since the 1960s

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Our Suffering Brethren

Foreign Captivity and Nationalism in the Early United States

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The Conspiracy of Capital

Law, Violence, and American Popular Radicalism in the Age of Monopoly

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

An Environmental History of the Southwest Borderlands

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The Aquatic Frontier

Oysters and Aquaculture in the Progressive Era

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Guns in Law

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Rediscovering the Maine Woods

Thoreau's Legacy in an Unsettled Land

Edited by John J. Kucich
University of Massachusetts Press
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The Sacking of Fallujah

A People's History

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Taking Possession

The Politics of Memory in a St. Louis Town House

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Too Numerous

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