UNC Press Holiday Gift Books Sale

Books make great gifts! It’s time for our Annual Holiday Gift Books Sale!

Now you can save 30 percent on ALL UNC PRESS PRINT BOOKS for the holidays.
And, if your order totals $75.00 or more, U.S. shipping is FREE.

Enter code 01UNCP30 at checkout to receive your discount.

Browse our site (or scroll down the list below) to find great gift books for everyone on your holiday list.
Start with the special selections below.

Remember, enter code 01UNCP30 at checkout to receive your discount.

Notes: 

  •  Free shipping applies to domestic (U.S.) orders only.  International orders will be charged $10 for the first book,$6.00 for each additional book. 
  • Promotion does not apply to all distributed publisher titles.
  • Forthcoming books will be shipped as soon as they are published.
  • Offer good on PRINT books only. We hope to be able to offer discounts on ebooks soon.

Live from the Underground

Live from the Underground

A History of College Radio

Katherine Rye Jewell

Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

Jewish War Brides after the Holocaust

Robin Judd

Magic City

Magic City

How the Birmingham Jazz Tradition Shaped the Sound of America

Burgin Mathews

Boardinghouse Women

Boardinghouse Women

How Southern Keepers, Cooks, Nurses, Widows, and Runaways Shaped Modern America

Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt

Gun Country

Gun Country

Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America

Andrew C. McKevitt

Who Is Muhammad?

Who Is Muhammad?

Michael Muhammad Knight

Southern Lights

Southern Lights

75 Years of the Carolina Quarterly

Sophia Houghton, Kylan Rice, Daniel Wallace

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

Far from the Rooftop of the World

Far from the Rooftop of the World

Travels among Tibetan Refugees on Four Continents

Amy Yee

Oh, Didn't They Ramble

Oh, Didn't They Ramble

Rounder Records and the Transformation of American Roots Music

David Menconi, Robert Plant

The Vice President's Black Wife

The Vice President's Black Wife

The Untold Life of Julia Chinn

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

Buying Time for Heritage

Buying Time for Heritage

How to Save an Endangered Historic Property

J. Myrick Howard

High Bias

High Bias

The Distorted History of the Cassette Tape

Marc Masters

Wondrous Transformations

Wondrous Transformations

A Maverick Physician, the Science of Hormones, and the Birth of the Transgender Revolution

Alison Li

Sharing Yerba Mate

Sharing Yerba Mate

How South America's Most Popular Drink Defined a Region

Rebekah E. Pite

Wild, Tamed, Lost, Revived

Wild, Tamed, Lost, Revived

The Surprising Story of Apples in the South

Diane Flynt, Angie Mosier, Sean Brock

The Famous Lady Lovers

The Famous Lady Lovers

Black Women and Queer Desire before Stonewall

Cookie Woolner

I Cannot Write My Life

I Cannot Write My Life

Islam, Arabic, and Slavery in Omar ibn Said's America

Mbaye Lo, Carl W. Ernst

Southern/Modern

Southern/Modern

Rediscovering Southern Art from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Jonathan Stuhlman, Martha R. Severens

Country Capitalism

Country Capitalism

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

Bart Elmore

Lawyer, Jailer, Ally, Foe

Lawyer, Jailer, Ally, Foe

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

Eric L. Muller

The Future of Rock and Roll

The Future of Rock and Roll

97X WOXY and the Fight for True Independence

Robin James

An Army Afire

An Army Afire

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

Beth Bailey

Dreamland

Dreamland

America's Immigration Lottery in an Age of Restriction

Carly Goodman

A New History of the American South

A New History of the American South

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

Ybor City

Ybor City

Crucible of the Latina South

Sarah McNamara

Fit Citizens

Fit Citizens

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

Ava Purkiss

Oconaluftee

Oconaluftee

The History of a Smoky Mountain Valley

Elizabeth Giddens

Who We Are Now

Who We Are Now

Stories of What Americans Lost and Found during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michelle Fishburne

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Women

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Women

Stories of Landscape and Community in the Mountain South

Kami Ahrens

The Distance from Slaughter County

The Distance from Slaughter County

Lessons from Flyover Country

Steven Moore

Ends of War

Ends of War

The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox

Caroline E. Janney

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon

Randy Johnson

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

Art of the State

Art of the State

Celebrating the Visual Art of North Carolina

Liza Roberts, Lissa Gotwals, Lawrence J. Wheeler

Together

Together

The Amazing Story of Carolina Basketball's 2021–2022 Season

Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner, Matt Bowers, Hubert Davis

Accidental Kindness

Accidental Kindness

A Doctor's Notes on Empathy

Michael Stein

Detention Empire

Detention Empire

Reagan's War on Immigrants and the Seeds of Resistance

Kristina Shull

The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence

A Memoir of Exile, Iran, and the Global Women's Movement

Mahnaz Afkhami

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

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

The Benefits of Friends

The Benefits of Friends

Inside the Complicated World of Today's Sororities and Fraternities

Jana Mathews

Climate Change Gardening for the South

Climate Change Gardening for the South

Planet-Friendly Solutions for Thriving Gardens

Barbara J. Sullivan

We the Dead

We the Dead

Preserving Data at the End of the World

Brian Michael Murphy

Eating While Black

Eating While Black

Food Shaming and Race in America

Psyche A. Williams-Forson

The Women's Fight

The Women's Fight

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

Thavolia Glymph

Latin American Street Food

Latin American Street Food

The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina

Sandra A. Gutierrez

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

Living the Dream

Living the Dream

The Contested History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Daniel T. Fleming

Grain and Fire

Grain and Fire

A History of Baking in the American South

Rebecca Sharpless

The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things

The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things

Art from an African American South

Bernard L. Herman

Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas

Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas

Powerful Storms, Climate Change, and What We Do Next

Jay Barnes

Feeding Washington's Army

Feeding Washington's Army

Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

Ricardo A. Herrera

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

Romare Bearden in the Homeland of His Imagination

Romare Bearden in the Homeland of His Imagination

An Artist's Reckoning with the South

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

Edible North Carolina

Edible North Carolina

A Journey across a State of Flavor

Marcie Cohen Ferris, Katherine Hysmith, Baxter Miller, Vivian Howard

Hiking North Carolina's State Parks

Hiking North Carolina's State Parks

The Best Trail Adventures from the Appalachians to the Atlantic

Johnny Molloy

The Young Lords

The Young Lords

A Radical History

Johanna Fernández

A South You Never Ate

A South You Never Ate

Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Searching for Black Confederates

Searching for Black Confederates

The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

Kevin M. Levin

Julius Chambers

Julius Chambers

A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Richard A. Rosen, Joseph Mosnier

Crossroads of the Natural World

Crossroads of the Natural World

Exploring North Carolina with Tom Earnhardt

Tom Earnhardt, William G. Ross Jr.

Down the Wild Cape Fear

Down the Wild Cape Fear

A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Endless Caverns

Endless Caverns

An Underground Journey into the Show Caves of Appalachia

Douglas Reichert Powell

Stone Free

Stone Free

Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966–June 1967

Jas Obrecht

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

North Carolina

North Carolina

Land of Water, Land of Sky

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

Saving the Wild South

Saving the Wild South

The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction

Georgann Eubanks

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

A Forager’s Companion

Lytton John Musselman, Peter W. Schafran

Public Confessions

Public Confessions

The Religious Conversions That Changed American Politics

Rebecca L. Davis

A Nation of Descendants

A Nation of Descendants

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

Francesca Morgan

The Generals' Civil War

The Generals' Civil War

What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today

Stephen Cushman

Springer Mountain

Springer Mountain

Meditations on Killing and Eating

Wyatt Williams

Ends of War

Ends of War

The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox

Caroline E. Janney

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

Meatpacking America

Meatpacking America

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

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

Otto Wood, the Bandit

Otto Wood, the Bandit

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

Trevor McKenzie, David Holt

Cruising for Conspirators

Cruising for Conspirators

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

Alecia P. Long

Wayfaring Strangers

Wayfaring Strangers

The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Fiona Ritchie, Doug 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

Colors of Confinement

Colors of Confinement

Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II

Eric L. Muller, Bill Manbo

The Last Battleground

The Last Battleground

The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Philip Gerard

The Month of Their Ripening

The Month of Their Ripening

North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year

Georgann Eubanks

Meade at Gettysburg

Meade at Gettysburg

A Study in Command

Kent Masterson Brown, Esq.

Defending the Arctic Refuge

Defending the Arctic Refuge

A Photographer, an Indigenous Nation, and a Fight for Environmental Justice

Finis Dunaway

Thirteen Clocks

Thirteen Clocks

How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence

Robert G. Parkinson

Good Walks

Good Walks

Rediscovering the Soul of Golf at Eighteen of the Carolinas' Best Courses

Lee Pace

Black Smoke

Black Smoke

African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

Adrian Miller

No Common Ground

No Common Ground

Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

Karen L. Cox

White Evangelical Racism

White Evangelical Racism

The Politics of Morality in America

Anthea Butler

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The History of Place Names from Carova to Emerald Isle

Roger L. Payne

Radical Sacrifice

Radical Sacrifice

The Rise and Ruin of Fitz John Porter

William Marvel

Pollinator Gardening for the South

Pollinator Gardening for the South

Creating Sustainable Habitats

Danesha Seth Carley, Anne M. Spafford

Color-Rich Gardening for the South

Color-Rich Gardening for the South

A Guide for All Seasons

Roxann Ward

Rice

Rice

a Savor the South cookbook

Michael W. Twitty

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity

Carolyn Eastman

Attracting Birds in the Carolinas

Attracting Birds in the Carolinas

Creating Bird-Friendly Habitats from the Mountains to the Coast

James F. Parnell, William C. Alexander, Frances B. Parnell

Chronicling Stankonia

Chronicling Stankonia

The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

Regina Bradley

Writing Kit Carson

Writing Kit Carson

Fallen Heroes in a Changing West

Susan Lee Johnson

Unceasing Militant

Unceasing Militant

The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Alison M. Parker

Recasting the Vote

Recasting the Vote

How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

How Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture

Emily J. H. Contois

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom

The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual

Tyler D. Parry

Whose Blues?

Whose Blues?

Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Adam Gussow

Storming Vicksburg

Storming Vicksburg

Grant, Pemberton, and the Battles of May 19-22, 1863

Earl J. Hess

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

From Metalworker to President of Brazil

John D. French

Feminism for the Americas

Feminism for the Americas

The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Katherine M. Marino

Illusions of Emancipation

Illusions of Emancipation

The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

Fighting for Atlanta

Fighting for Atlanta

Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

American Honor

American Honor

The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

Tabernacles of Clay

Tabernacles of Clay

Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Jamaica Ladies

Jamaica Ladies

Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby