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Fall/Winter 2019 Seasonal Catalog Listing

UNC Press Fall/Winter 2019 Seasonal Catalog cover

Welcome to the UNC Press Fall 2019 Seasonal Catalog.

Here you’ll find a listing of our new books scheduled to be published between August 2019 and January 2020.  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.


Starstruck in the Promised Land

Starstruck in the Promised Land

How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Shalom Goldman

The Young Lords

The Young Lords

A Radical History

Johanna Fernández

Freedom Roots

Freedom Roots

Histories from the Caribbean

Laurent Dubois, Richard Lee Turits

Tar Heel Lightnin'

Tar Heel Lightnin'

How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World

Daniel S. Pierce

A South You Never Ate

A South You Never Ate

Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Kiln to Kitchen

Kiln to Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from Beloved North Carolina Potters

Jean Anderson

Race for Profit

Race for Profit

How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

The King of Adobe

The King of Adobe

Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Lorena Oropeza

Rebel Richmond

Rebel Richmond

Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Stephen V. Ash

Searching for Black Confederates

Searching for Black Confederates

The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

Kevin M. Levin

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Derrick E. White

This We'll Defend

This We'll Defend

A Noncombat Veteran on War and Its Aftermath

Paul Crenshaw

North Carolina's Hurricane History

North Carolina's Hurricane History

Fourth Edition, Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy

Jay Barnes

Southern Snow

Southern Snow

The New Guide to Winter Sports from Maryland to the Southern Appalachians

Randy Johnson

Chocolate City

Chocolate City

A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Alan McPherson

The Women's Fight

The Women's Fight

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

Thavolia Glymph

Speaking of Feminism

Speaking of Feminism

Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Rachel F. Seidman

We Are Not Slaves

We Are Not Slaves

State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Celia Sánchez Manduley

Celia Sánchez Manduley

The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Tiffany A. Sippial

American Lucifers

American Lucifers

The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865

Jeremy Zallen

Inventing Disaster

Inventing Disaster

The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood

Cynthia A. Kierner

On the Freedom Side

On the Freedom Side

How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Wesley C. Hogan

Those Who Know Don't Say

Those Who Know Don't Say

The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Garrett Felber

The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities

The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities

Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

James W. Dean Jr., Deborah Y. Clarke

India and the Cold War

India and the Cold War

Manu Bhagavan

Voices of the Enslaved

Voices of the Enslaved

Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Sophie White

Standard-Bearers of Equality

Standard-Bearers of Equality

America’s First Abolition Movement

Paul J. Polgar

Eloquence Embodied

Eloquence Embodied

Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Céline Carayon

No Game for Boys to Play

No Game for Boys to Play

The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Kathleen Bachynski

Placental Politics

Placental Politics

CHamoru Women, White Womanhood, and Indigeneity under U.S. Colonialism in Guam

Christine Taitano DeLisle

The Injustices of Rape

The Injustices of Rape

How Activists Responded to Sexual Violence, 1950–1980

Catherine O. Jacquet

Food Fights

Food Fights

How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington, Matthew Morse Booker

Stirrings

Stirrings

How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Lana Dee Povitz

The Second American Revolution

The Second American Revolution

The Civil War-Era Struggle over Cuba and the Rebirth of the American Republic

Gregory P. Downs

Living by Inches

Living by Inches

The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons

Evan A. Kutzler

The Color of the Third Degree

The Color of the Third Degree

Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930–1955

Silvan Niedermeier, Paul Allen Cohen

Imperial Metropolis

Imperial Metropolis

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

Jessica M. Kim

Opening the Gates to Asia

Opening the Gates to Asia

A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Jane H. Hong

Reproduction on the Reservation

Reproduction on the Reservation

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Brianna Theobald

Incarcerated Stories

Incarcerated Stories

Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State

Shannon Speed

Railroading Religion

Railroading Religion

Mormons, Tourists, and the Corporate Spirit of the West

David Walker

Modernism on the Nile

Modernism on the Nile

Art in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary

Alex Dika Seggerman

Black in Place

Black in Place

The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Brandi Thompson Summers

Tobe: A Critical Edition

Tobe: A Critical Edition

New Views on a Children's Classic

Stella Gentry Sharpe, Benjamin Filene

Democracy’s Capital

Democracy’s Capital

Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s–1970s

Lauren Pearlman

A Black Jurist in a Slave Society

A Black Jurist in a Slave Society

Antonio Pereira Rebouças and the Trials of Brazilian Citizenship

Keila Grinberg, Kristin M. McGuire

The Portrait's Subject

The Portrait's Subject

Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Sarah Blackwood

Red Coats and Wild Birds

Red Coats and Wild Birds

How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Kirsten A. Greer

Black Towns, Black Futures

Black Towns, Black Futures

The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Karla Slocum

Engines of Redemption

Engines of Redemption

Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South

R. Scott Huffard Jr.

These People Have Always Been a Republic

These People Have Always Been a Republic

Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598–1912

Maurice S. Crandall

Unwanted

Unwanted

Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882–1965

Maddalena Marinari

Drug War Pathologies

Drug War Pathologies

Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Horace A. Bartilow

No Barrier Can Contain It

No Barrier Can Contain It

Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

Ariel Mae Lambe

Dissonances of Modernity

Dissonances of Modernity

Music, Text, and Performance in Modern Spain

Irene Gómez-Castellano, Aurélie Vialette

Building the Italian Renaissance

Building the Italian Renaissance

Brunelleschi's Dome and the Florence Cathedral

Paula Kay Lazrus

To the Hoop

To the Hoop

Basketball and Contemporary Art

Emily Stamey, Wes Miller

Remaking Black Power

Remaking Black Power

How Black Women Transformed an Era

Ashley D. Farmer

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Knocking on Labor’s Door

Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Lane Windham

Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

Bruce B. Lawrence

What Is a Madrasa?

What Is a Madrasa?

Ebrahim Moosa

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare

A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

Bonds of Union

Bonds of Union

Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland

Bridget Ford

Unjust Deeds

Unjust Deeds

The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda

The Virgin Vote

The Virgin Vote

How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century

Jon Grinspan

The Citizen Patient

The Citizen Patient

Reforming Health Care for the Sake of the Patient, Not the System

Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.

The Loyal Republic

The Loyal Republic

Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America

Erik Mathisen

The Legend of the Black Mecca

The Legend of the Black Mecca

Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

Civil Rights, Culture Wars

The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Charles W. Eagles

You Can’t Eat Freedom

You Can’t Eat Freedom

Southerners and Social Justice after the Civil Rights Movement

Greta de Jong

Soviet Soft Power in Poland

Soviet Soft Power in Poland

Culture and the Making of Stalin's New Empire, 1943-1957

Patryk Babiracki

The California Current

The California Current

A Pacific Ecosystem and Its Fliers, Divers, and Swimmers

Stan Ulanski

Religion, Art, and Money

Religion, Art, and Money

Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams