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Fall/Winter 2021 Seasonal Catalog Listing

Welcome to the UNC Press Fall/Winter 2021 Seasonal Catalog.

Here you’ll find a listing of our new books scheduled to be published between August 2021 and January 2022.  Feel free to scroll down and browse our new list, and click on any title to learn more.  All these books can be pre-ordered, and will ship when published.

Booksellers and Librarians: Our new seasonal catalogs are available through Edelweiss.








Ends of War

Ends of War

The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox

Caroline E. Janney

Cruising for Conspirators

Cruising for Conspirators

How a New Orleans DA Prosecuted the Kennedy Assassination as a Sex Crime

Alecia P. Long

Public Confessions

Public Confessions

The Religious Conversions That Changed American Politics

Rebecca L. Davis

The Vote Collectors

The Vote Collectors

The True Story of the Scamsters, Politicians, and Preachers behind the Nation's Greatest Electoral Fraud

Michael Graff, Nick Ochsner

Saving the Wild South

Saving the Wild South

The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction

Georgann Eubanks

North Carolina

North Carolina

Land of Water, Land of Sky

Bland Simpson, Ann Cary Simpson, Tom Earnhardt, Scott D. Taylor

Springer Mountain

Springer Mountain

Meditations on Killing and Eating

Wyatt Williams

Body Drop

Body Drop

Notes on Fandom and Pain in Professional Wrestling

Brian Oliu

Wayfaring Strangers

Wayfaring Strangers

The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Fiona Ritchie, Doug Orr, Darcy Orr, Dolly Parton

The New Southern Garden Cookbook

The New Southern Garden Cookbook

Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes

Sheri Castle

The Month of Their Ripening

The Month of Their Ripening

North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year

Georgann Eubanks

May We Forever Stand

May We Forever Stand

A History of the Black National Anthem

Imani Perry

Colors of Confinement

Colors of Confinement

Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

Eric L. Muller

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

The Last Battleground

The Last Battleground

The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

A Forager’s Companion

Lytton John Musselman, Peter W. Schafran

Frank Porter Graham

Frank Porter Graham

Southern Liberal, Citizen of the World

William A. Link

Twice Forgotten

Twice Forgotten

African Americans and the Korean War, an Oral History

David P. Cline

Otto Wood, the Bandit

Otto Wood, the Bandit

The Freighthopping Thief, Bootlegger, and Convicted Murderer behind the Appalachian Ballads

Trevor McKenzie, David Holt

Stretching the Heavens

Stretching the Heavens

The Life of Eugene England and the Crisis of Modern Mormonism

Terryl L. Givens

Meatpacking America

Meatpacking America

How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

Nixon's War at Home

Nixon's War at Home

The FBI, Leftist Guerrillas, and the Origins of Counterterrorism

Daniel S. Chard

The Streets Belong to Us

The Streets Belong to Us

Sex, Race, and Police Power from Segregation to Gentrification

Anne Gray Fischer

A Nation of Descendants

A Nation of Descendants

Politics and the Practice of Genealogy in U.S. History

Francesca Morgan

The Birth Certificate

The Birth Certificate

An American History

Susan J. Pearson

The Record of Murders and Outrages

The Record of Murders and Outrages

Racial Violence and the Fight over Truth at the Dawn of Reconstruction

William A. Blair

The Generals' Civil War

The Generals' Civil War

What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today

Stephen Cushman

Choctaw Confederates

Choctaw Confederates

The American Civil War in Indian Country

Fay A. Yarbrough

To Address You as My Friend

To Address You as My Friend

African Americans' Letters to Abraham Lincoln

Jonathan W. White, Edna Greene Medford

Beyond Slavery's Shadow

Beyond Slavery's Shadow

Free People of Color in the South

Warren Eugene Milteer Jr.

Living Queer History

Living Queer History

Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City

Gregory Samantha Rosenthal

O. N. Pruitt's Possum Town

O. N. Pruitt's Possum Town

Photographing Trouble and Resilience in the American South

Fraser Berkley Hudson, Tom Rankin

Gettysburg 1963

Gettysburg 1963

Civil Rights, Cold War Politics, and Historical Memory in America's Most Famous Small Town

Jill Ogline Titus

Winter in America

Winter in America

A Cultural History of Neoliberalism, from the Sixties to the Reagan Revolution

Daniel Robert McClure

Settler Memory

Settler Memory

The Disavowal of Indigeneity and the Politics of Race in the United States

Kevin Bruyneel

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

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

Michael John Witgen

Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain

Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain

Migration and the Making of the United States

Samantha Seeley

Family, Slavery, and Love in the Early American Republic

Family, Slavery, and Love in the Early American Republic

The Essays of Jan Ellen Lewis

Jan Ellen Lewis, Barry Bienstock, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter Onuf

Underwriters of the United States

Underwriters of the United States

How Insurance Shaped the American Founding

Hannah Farber

The Souls of Womenfolk

The Souls of Womenfolk

The Religious Cultures of Enslaved Women in the Lower South

Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh

The Earliest African American Literatures

The Earliest African American Literatures

A Critical Reader

Zachary McLeod Hutchins, Cassander L. Smith

Caribeños at the Table

Caribeños at the Table

How Migration, Health, and Race Intersect in New York City

Melissa Fuster

Closing the Golden Door

Closing the Golden Door

Asian Migration and the Hidden History of Exclusion at Ellis Island

Anna Pegler-Gordon

Cold War Liberation

Cold War Liberation

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

Natalia Telepneva

Planetary Specters

Planetary Specters

Race, Migration, and Climate Change in the Twenty-First Century

Neel Ahuja

Permanent Markers

Permanent Markers

Race, Ancestry, and the Body after the Genome

Sarah Abel

Before Busing

Before Busing

A History of Boston's Long Black Freedom Struggle

Zebulon Vance Miletsky

Insiders, Outsiders

Insiders, Outsiders

Toward a New History of Southern Thought

Sarah E. Gardner, Steven M. Stowe

Afropolitan Projects

Afropolitan Projects

Redefining Blackness, Sexualities, and Culture from Houston to Accra

Anima Adjepong

Rites of Retaliation

Rites of Retaliation

Civilization, Soldiers, and Campaigns in the American Civil War

Lorien Foote

Arise Africa, Roar China

Arise Africa, Roar China

Black and Chinese Citizens of the World in the Twentieth Century

Yunxiang Gao

Tears, Fire, and Blood

Tears, Fire, and Blood

The United States and the Decolonization of Africa

James H. Meriwether

Her Cold War

Her Cold War

Women in the U.S. Military, 1945–1980

Tanya L. Roth

White Philanthropy

White Philanthropy

Carnegie Corporation's An American Dilemma and the Making of a White World Order

Maribel Morey

Hajj to the Heart

Hajj to the Heart

Sufi Journeys across the Indian Ocean

Scott Kugle

Grotesque Touch

Grotesque Touch

Women, Violence, and Contemporary Circum-Caribbean Narratives

Amy King

Recasting the Vote

Recasting the Vote

How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill

The Lumbee Indians

The Lumbee Indians

An American Struggle

Malinda Maynor Lowery

Voices of the Enslaved

Voices of the Enslaved

Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Sophie White

American Baroque

American Baroque

Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

The Men and the Moment

The Men and the Moment

The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Aram Goudsouzian

The Wilmington Ten

The Wilmington Ten

Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Kenneth Robert Janken

Gone Home

Gone Home

Race and Roots through Appalachia

Karida L. Brown

A Union Indivisible

A Union Indivisible

Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Apostle of Union

Apostle of Union

A Political Biography of Edward Everett

Matthew Mason

Revolutionaries for the Right

Revolutionaries for the Right

Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

A Saint of Our Own

A Saint of Our Own

How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Theater of a Separate War

Theater of a Separate War

The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861–1865

Thomas W. Cutrer

Imperial Metropolis

Imperial Metropolis

Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865–1941

Jessica M. Kim