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.
Teaching, Learning, and the Science of Memory in a Wired World
What does memory mean for learning in an age of smartphones and search engines?
Essays by the foremost labor historian of the Black experience in the Appalachian coalfields.
The remarkable autobiography of a Black woman evangelist.
The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present
Transnational perspectives on the relationship between nuclear energy and society.
An Oral History of Community, Resources, and Tourism
Tells the fascinating story of the Red’s climbing community through interviews with the people who lived that history and considers how sustainable ecotourism might contribute to the region economically.
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