Welcome to the UNC Press Virtual Exhibit for the American Anthropological Association.
We look forward to meeting you at the conference, But if you’re not traveling this year, we’re bringing our book exhibit to you.
From virtually anywhere, you can browse our list of new and recent titles, chat with one of our acquisitions editors Maria Isela Garcia or Lucas Church, learn about our new books in our Where Religion Lives Series, and more.
Have questions about whether UNC Press is the right publisher for you, or how to submit a proposal? Visit our For Prospective Authors page.
New Books in our Where Religion Lives Series
All of our books (in fact, our entire site) are available now at our 40 percent AAA conference discount. Plus if your order totals $75, domestic U.S. shipping is FREE! Just use promo code 01DAH40 at checkout.
Click here for our full list of books in Anthropology.
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.
How Brazil Embraced the World's Most Caffeine-Rich Plant
Development and Indigeneity in Cold War Guatemala
Miami and the Making of Modern Medicine
Native Craftwork and the Art of American Literatures
The Culture of Family Land in Southern Appalachia
Jamaican Popular Music, Copyright, and the Reverberations of Colonial Power
Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music
Race, Ancestry, and the Body after the Genome
How Migration, Health, and Race Intersect in New York City
How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland
An American Struggle
Native American Life in Carolina's Sound Country before and after the Lost Colony
Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery
A Visual History of the Plantation in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism
An Introduction to the Material Study of Religions
Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life
A Decolonial History
Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis
How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community
Indigenous Community Policing and the New Dirty Wars
How White Evangelicals Tour the Nation's Capital and Redeem a Christian America
Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East
Portraiture and Time in Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West
The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City
Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State
Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty
Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.
Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion
Kiowa Expressive Culture in the Progressive Era
The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship
African American Roots Tourism in Brazil
Imagining America's Most Documented Region
Black. Queer. Southern. Women.
An Oral History
An African American Appalachian Community
The Politics of Hawaiian Performance
Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace
Music, Language, and Diné Belonging
Telling True Stories in Sound
An Ethnography of Prison Life and the PCC in Brazil
Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice
New Conversations across the Disciplines
Muslim American Women on Campus
Undergraduate Social Life and Identity
Mapping the Country of Regions
The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia
The Logic of Compromise in Mexico
How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism
Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South
Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia
Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation
Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala
Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game
At the Center of Ceremony and Identity