AHA Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the UNC Press Virtual Exhibit for the American Historical Association.

Scroll through to see our newest releases!


We’re looking forward to meeting you at the conference. But in case you aren’t traveling this year, we’re bringing our book exhibit to you.

From virtually anywhere, you can browse our list of new and recent titles, or chat with one of our editors — Debbie Gershenowitz or Andrew Winters.

You can learn about our new books just published in these great book series:


New from the Omohundro Institute — scroll through the newest books!


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For more information and a full list of books, click here.

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Note, RTTP books are not included in conference discounts.


UNC Press is proud to publish the following journals. Check out their web pages to see subscription and additional info:


Recent events continue to bring new attention to subjects like police brutality, institutionalized racism, protests and activism, and more. These subjects are among the pillars of the UNC Press publishing program, and have cast new light on some of our newest books, and some of our classic bestselling titles.

Some of these books are highlighted in our Justice, Power, and Politics series.

You can also check out our full listing of new and classic books in African American Studies.

Gun Country

From Here to Equality, Second Edition

Race for Profit

Free Justice

Policing Los Angeles

City of Inmates

Chocolate City

Caging Borders and Carceral States

Black Food Geographies

Black Faces, White Spaces


All of our books (in fact, our entire site) are available now at our 40 percent AHA conference discount. Plus if your order totals $75, domestic U.S. shipping is FREE! Just use promo code 01DAH40 at checkout.

Follow the links at the left for information on submitting a book proposal, ordering desk or examination copies (even free digital exam copies), classroom permissions, disability resources, and more. We’ve even created a handy FAQ document, with answers to the most-asked questions we get at exhibit booths.

Click on any book below to learn more. And, using our View Inside feature, you can leaf through the pages for a preview of each new book, just as if you were standing at our booth. Check it out on each book page.


The Politics of Safety

The Politics of Safety

The Black Struggle for Police Accountability in La Guardia's New York

Shannon King

Catastrophic Diplomacy

Catastrophic Diplomacy

US Foreign Disaster Assistance in the American Century

Julia F. Irwin

Live from the Underground

Live from the Underground

A History of College Radio

Katherine Rye Jewell

Bundok

Bundok

A Hinterland History of Filipino America

Adrian De Leon

White Man’s Work

White Man’s Work

Race and Middle-Class Mobility into the Progressive Era

Joseph O. Jewell

Accommodating the Republic

Accommodating the Republic

Taverns in the Early United States

Kirsten E. Wood

Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

Jewish War Brides after the Holocaust

Robin Judd

Watergate, 1973-1974

Watergate, 1973-1974

John M. Parrish

Beyond Norma Rae

Beyond Norma Rae

How Puerto Rican and Southern White Women Fought for a Place in the American Working Class

Aimee Loiselle

This Is Our Home

This Is Our Home

Slavery and Struggle on Southern Plantations

Whitney Nell Stewart

Surgery and Salvation

Surgery and Salvation

The Roots of Reproductive Injustice in Mexico, 1770–1940

Elizabeth O'Brien

Encyclopédie noire

Encyclopédie noire

The Making of Moreau de Saint-Méry's Intellectual World

Sara E. Johnson

Gun Country

Gun Country

Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America

Andrew C. McKevitt

Excavating the Lost Colony Mystery

Excavating the Lost Colony Mystery

The Map, the Search, the Discovery

Eric Klingelhofer

Gotham’s War within a War

Gotham’s War within a War

Policing and the Birth of Law-and-Order Liberalism in World War II–Era New York City

Emily Brooks

The Edwin Fox

The Edwin Fox

How an Ordinary Sailing Ship Connected the World in the Age of Globalization, 1850–1914

Boyd Cothran, Adrian Shubert

Awakening the Ashes

Awakening the Ashes

An Intellectual History of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

Ambivalent Affinities

Ambivalent Affinities

A Political History of Blackness and Homosexuality after World War II

Jennifer Dominique Jones

Captivity's Collections

Captivity's Collections

Science, Natural History, and the British Transatlantic Slave Trade

Kathleen S. Murphy

The Vice President's Black Wife

The Vice President's Black Wife

The Untold Life of Julia Chinn

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

Sharing Yerba Mate

Sharing Yerba Mate

How South America's Most Popular Drink Defined a Region

Rebekah E. Pite

Earning Their Wings

Earning Their Wings

The WASPs of World War II and the Fight for Veteran Recognition

Sarah Parry Myers

Making the Latino South

Making the Latino South

A History of Racial Formation

Cecilia Márquez

The Famous Lady Lovers

The Famous Lady Lovers

Black Women and Queer Desire before Stonewall

Cookie Woolner

Muddy Ground

Muddy Ground

Native Peoples, Chicago's Portage, and the Transformation of a Continent

John William Nelson

Reciprocal Mobilities

Reciprocal Mobilities

Indigeneity and Imperialism in an Eighteenth-Century Philippine Borderland

Mark Dizon

The Cutting-Off Way

The Cutting-Off Way

Indigenous Warfare in Eastern North America, 1500–1800

Wayne E. Lee

Rendered Obsolete

Rendered Obsolete

Energy Culture and the Afterlife of US Whaling

Jamie L. Jones

A Man of Bad Reputation

A Man of Bad Reputation

The Murder of John Stephens and the Contested Landscape of North Carolina Reconstruction

Drew A. Swanson

Resistance from the Right

Resistance from the Right

Conservatives and the Campus Wars in Modern America

Lauren Lassabe Shepherd

In Pursuit of Health Equity

In Pursuit of Health Equity

A History of Latin American Social Medicine

Eric D. Carter

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America

Michael John Witgen

A Republic in the Ranks

A Republic in the Ranks

Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac

Zachery A. Fry

Vodou en Vogue

Vodou en Vogue

Fashioning Black Divinities in Haiti and the United States

Eziaku Atuama Nwokocha

Convicting the Mormons

Convicting the Mormons

The Mountain Meadows Massacre in American Culture

Janiece Johnson

Country Capitalism

Country Capitalism

How Corporations from the American South Remade Our Economy and the Planet

Bart Elmore

Higher Education for All

Higher Education for All

Racial Inequality, Cold War Liberalism, and the California Master Plan

Andrew Stone Higgins

Making the Green Revolution

Making the Green Revolution

Agriculture and Conflict in Colombia

Timothy W. Lorek

Lawyer, Jailer, Ally, Foe

Lawyer, Jailer, Ally, Foe

Complicity and Conscience in America's World War II Concentration Camps

Eric L. Muller

Teaching Public History

Teaching Public History

Julia Brock, Evan Faulkenbury

Radical Prescription

Radical Prescription

Citizenship and the Politics of Tuberculosis in Twentieth-Century Cuba

Kelly Urban

A City without Care

A City without Care

300 Years of Racism, Health Disparities, and Health Care Activism in New Orleans

Kevin McQueeney

An Army Afire

An Army Afire

How the US Army Confronted Its Racial Crisis in the Vietnam Era

Beth Bailey

A New History of the American South

A New History of the American South

W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Laura F. Edwards, Jon F. Sensbach

Dreamland

Dreamland

America's Immigration Lottery in an Age of Restriction

Carly Goodman

Ybor City

Ybor City

Crucible of the Latina South

Sarah McNamara

White Gloves, Black Nation

White Gloves, Black Nation

Women, Citizenship, and Political Wayfaring in Haiti

Grace Sanders Johnson

Brutal Campaign

Brutal Campaign

How the 1988 Election Set the Stage for Twenty-First-Century American Politics

Robert L. Fleegler

Fit Citizens

Fit Citizens

A History of Black Women's Exercise from Post-Reconstruction to Postwar America

Ava Purkiss

Struggle for the Street

Struggle for the Street

Social Networks and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Pittsburgh

Jessica D. Klanderud

Citizens of a Stolen Land

Citizens of a Stolen Land

A Ho-Chunk History of the Nineteenth-Century United States

Stephen Kantrowitz

The Demands of Justice

The Demands of Justice

Enslaved Women, Capital Crime, and Clemency in Early Virginia

Tamika Y. Nunley

Solidarity across the Americas

Solidarity across the Americas

The Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and Anti-imperialism

Margaret M. Power

Reading Territory

Reading Territory

Indigenous and Black Freedom, Removal, and the Nineteenth-Century State

Kathryn Walkiewicz

Seattle in Coalition

Seattle in Coalition

Multiracial Alliances, Labor Politics, and Transnational Activism in the Pacific Northwest, 1970–1999

Diana K. Johnson

Indigenous Civil Society in Latin America

Indigenous Civil Society in Latin America

Collective Action in the Digital Age

Pascal Lupien

The Multiracial Promise

The Multiracial Promise

Harold Washington's Chicago and the Democratic Struggle in Reagan's America

Gordon K. Mantler

Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain

Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain

Migration and the Making of the United States

Samantha Seeley

Cross-Border Cosmopolitans

Cross-Border Cosmopolitans

The Making of a Pan-African North America

Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey

The Struggle for Iran

The Struggle for Iran

Oil, Autocracy, and the Cold War, 1951–1954

David S. Painter, Gregory Brew

The Strikers of Coachella

The Strikers of Coachella

A Rank-and-File History of the UFW Movement

Christian O. Paiz

Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm

Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics

Anastasia C. Curwood

The Southern Way of Life

The Southern Way of Life

Meanings of Culture and Civilization in the American South

Charles Reagan Wilson

Unmoored

Unmoored

The Search for Sincerity in Colonial America

Ana Schwartz

Before Equiano

Before Equiano

A Prehistory of the North American Slave Narrative

Zachary McLeod Hutchins

Guaraná

Guaraná

How Brazil Embraced the World's Most Caffeine-Rich Plant

Seth Garfield

The Three Deaths of Cerro de San Pedro

The Three Deaths of Cerro de San Pedro

Four Centuries of Extractivism in a Small Mexican Mining Town

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

The End of Public Execution

The End of Public Execution

Race, Religion, and Punishment in the American South

Michael Ayers Trotti

Before Busing

Before Busing

A History of Boston's Long Black Freedom Struggle

Zebulon Vance Miletsky

Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists

Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists

Queer Women in the Urban South

La Shonda Mims

Agriculture's Energy

Agriculture's Energy

The Trouble with Ethanol in Brazil's Green Revolution

Thomas D. Rogers

A New Kind of Youth

A New Kind of Youth

Historically Black High Schools and Southern Student Activism, 1920–1975

Jon N. Hale

On Our Own Terms

On Our Own Terms

Development and Indigeneity in Cold War Guatemala

Sarah Foss

Free Joan Little

Free Joan Little

The Politics of Race, Sexual Violence, and Imprisonment

Christina Greene

Borders of Violence and Justice

Borders of Violence and Justice

Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and Law Enforcement in the Southwest, 1835-1935

Brian D. Behnken

American Dreams, American Nightmares

American Dreams, American Nightmares

Culture and Crisis in Residential Real Estate from the Great Recession to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Daniel Horowitz

Hurricane Jim Crow

Hurricane Jim Crow

How the Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 Shaped the Lowcountry South

Caroline Grego

Culture in the Clinic

Culture in the Clinic

Miami and the Making of Modern Medicine

Catherine Mas

The Vietnam War in the Pacific World

The Vietnam War in the Pacific World

Brian Cuddy, Fredrik Logevall

Capital's Terrorists

Capital's Terrorists

Klansmen, Lawmen, and Employers in the Long Nineteenth Century

Chad E. Pearson

Masters of Health

Masters of Health

Racial Science and Slavery in U.S. Medical Schools

Christopher Willoughby

The Democratic Collapse

The Democratic Collapse

How Gender Politics Broke a Party and a Nation, 1856-1861

Lauren N. Haumesser

Up Against the Law

Up Against the Law

Radical Lawyers and Social Movements, 1960s–1970s

Luca Falciola

A Compact History of Latin America's Cold War

A Compact History of Latin America's Cold War

Vanni Pettinà, Quentin Pope

Global Faith, Worldly Power

Global Faith, Worldly Power

Evangelical Internationalism and U.S. Empire

John Corrigan, Melani McAlister, Axel R. Schäfer

Administering Freedom

Administering Freedom

The State of Emancipation after the Freedmen's Bureau

Dale Kretz

Detention Empire

Detention Empire

Reagan's War on Immigrants and the Seeds of Resistance

Kristina Shull

Escape to the City

Escape to the City

Fugitive Slaves in the Antebellum Urban South

Viola Franziska Müller

C. Vann Woodward

C. Vann Woodward

America's Historian

James C. Cobb

State of Disaster

State of Disaster

The Failure of U.S. Migration Policy in an Age of Climate Change

Maria Cristina Garcia

The Investigative Brigade

The Investigative Brigade

Hunting Human Rights Criminals in Post-Pinochet Chile

Pascale Bonnefoy Miralles, Russ Davidson

Oriental, Black, and White

Oriental, Black, and White

The Formation of Racial Habits in American Theater

Josephine Lee

From Here to Equality, Second Edition

From Here to Equality, Second Edition

Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

William A. Darity Jr., A. Kirsten Mullen

Passion Plays

Passion Plays

How Religion Shaped Sports in North America

Randall Balmer

Proving Pregnancy

Proving Pregnancy

Gender, Law, and Medical Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century America

Felicity M. Turner

The Tormented Alliance

The Tormented Alliance

American Servicemen and the Occupation of China, 1941–1949

Zach Fredman

Us versus Them, Second Edition

Us versus Them, Second Edition

The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat

Douglas Little

We the Dead

We the Dead

Preserving Data at the End of the World

Brian Michael Murphy

The Women's Fight

The Women's Fight

The Civil War's Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation

Thavolia Glymph

The Occupation of Havana

The Occupation of Havana

War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider

American Lucifers

American Lucifers

The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865

Jeremy Zallen

A Contest of Civilizations

A Contest of Civilizations

Exposing the Crisis of American Exceptionalism in the Civil War Era

Andrew F. Lang

Freedom Roots

Freedom Roots

Histories from the Caribbean

Laurent Dubois, Richard Lee Turits

Raising the White Flag

Raising the White Flag

How Surrender Defined the American Civil War

David Silkenat

The First Reconstruction

The First Reconstruction

Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

Van Gosse

Converging Empires

Converging Empires

Citizens and Subjects in the North Pacific Borderlands, 1867–1945

Andrea Geiger

Transpacific Convergences

Transpacific Convergences

Race, Migration, and Japanese American Film Culture before World War II

Denise Khor

The Whartons' War

The Whartons' War

The Civil War Correspondence of General Gabriel C. Wharton and Anne Radford Wharton, 1863–1865

William C. Davis, Sue Heth Bell, Peter S. Carmichael

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

Race, Inequality, and the Rise of the Punitive Education State

Daniel S. Moak

These Ragged Edges

These Ragged Edges

Histories of Violence along the U.S.-Mexico Border

Andrew J. Torget, Gerardo Gurza-Lavalle

The Heart of Hell

The Heart of Hell

The Soldiers' Struggle for Spotsylvania's Bloody Angle

Jeffry D. Wert

Dismal Freedom

Dismal Freedom

A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp

J. Brent Morris

All Health Politics Is Local

All Health Politics Is Local

Community Battles for Medical Care and Environmental Health

Merlin Chowkwanyun

Suffer the Little Children

Suffer the Little Children

Child Migration and the Geopolitics of Compassion in the United States

Anita Casavantes Bradford

Grain and Fire

Grain and Fire

A History of Baking in the American South

Rebecca Sharpless

Living the Dream

Living the Dream

The Contested History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Daniel T. Fleming

Hungary's Cold War

Hungary's Cold War

International Relations from the End of World War II to the Fall of the Soviet Union

Csaba Békés

Hemispheric Alliances

Hemispheric Alliances

Liberal Democrats and Cold War Latin America

Andrew J. Kirkendall

Feeding Washington's Army

Feeding Washington's Army

Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

Ricardo A. Herrera

Border Bodies

Border Bodies

Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands

Bernadine Marie Hernández

Cold War Liberation

Cold War Liberation

The Soviet Union and the Collapse of the Portuguese Empire in Africa, 1961–1975

Natalia Telepneva

Surfing the South

Surfing the South

The Search for Waves and the People Who Ride Them

Steve Estes

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler

A Noisy, Fearless Life

Elizabeth D. Leonard