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West Virginia University Press is the only university press, and the largest publisher of any kind, in the state of West Virginia. A part of West Virginia University, they publish books and scholarly journals by authors around the world, with a particular emphasis on Appalachian studies, history, higher education, the social sciences, and interdisciplinary books about energy, environment, and resources. They also publish works of fiction and creative nonfiction, and collaborate on innovative digital publications, notably West Virginia History: An Open Access Reader.

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Remaking Appalachia

Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, and Law

West Virginia University Press

A critical legal scholar uses feminist and environmental theory to sketch alternate futures for Appalachia.

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So Much to Be Angry About

Appalachian Movement Press and Radical DIY Publishing, 1969–1979

West Virginia University Press

A richly produced, craft- and activist-centered celebration of radical DIY publishing, for readers of Appalachian Reckoning.

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Feminist Geography Unbound

Discomfort, Bodies, and Prefigured Futures

West Virginia University Press

A field-defining collection of new voices on gender, feminism, and geography.

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Working It Off in Labor County

Stories

West Virginia University Press

Humorous and wry stories of misfits and ordinary people in an Appalachian community struggling creatively to make sense of an often nonsensical world.

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Red Harvests

Agrarian Capitalism and Genocide in Democratic Kampuchea

West Virginia University Press

Reassessing the Cambodian genocide through the lens of global capitalist development.

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The Road to Blair Mountain

Saving a Mine Wars Battlefield from King Coal

West Virginia University Press
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Ungrading

Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead)

Edited by Susan D. Blum; Foreword by Alfie Kohn
West Virginia University Press
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The Opioid Epidemic and US Culture

Expression, Art, and Politics in an Age of Addiction

West Virginia University Press
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The Political Ecology of Education

Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement and the Politics of Knowledge

West Virginia University Press
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Bluegrass Ambassadors

The McLain Family Band in Appalachia and the World

West Virginia University Press
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