Save 40% on UNC Press books during our Annual Holiday SALE! See details.

Save 40% on UNC Press books during our Annual Holiday SALE! See details.

UNC Press Holiday Gift Books Sale

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

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Now you can save 40 percent on ALL UNC PRESS PRINT BOOKS for the holidays.
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  •  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.

Step It Up and Go

Step It Up and Go

The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

David Menconi

Recasting the Vote

Recasting the Vote

How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill

Cool Town

Cool Town

How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Grace Elizabeth Hale

Whose Blues?

Whose Blues?

Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music

Adam Gussow

From Here to Equality

From Here to Equality

Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century

William A. Darity Jr., A. Kirsten Mullen

Writing Kit Carson

Writing Kit Carson

Fallen Heroes in a Changing West

Susan Lee Johnson

An Environmental History of the Civil War

An Environmental History of the Civil War

Judkin Browning, Timothy Silver

Race for Profit

Race for Profit

How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

Lula and His Politics of Cunning

From Metalworker to President of Brazil

John D. French

Searching for Black Confederates

Searching for Black Confederates

The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

Kevin M. Levin

Unceasing Militant

Unceasing Militant

The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Alison M. Parker

Road Through Midnight

Road Through Midnight

A Civil Rights Memorial

Jessica Ingram

Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray

A Personal and Political Life

Troy R. Saxby

Thirty Great North Carolina Science Adventures

Thirty Great North Carolina Science Adventures

From Underground Wonderlands to Islands in the Sky and Everything in Between

April C. Smith, Sarah J. Carrier

Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Jim Grode

UNC A to Z

UNC A to Z

What Every Tar Heel Needs to Know about the First State University

Nicholas Graham, Cecelia Moore

The Essential Clarence Major

The Essential Clarence Major

Prose and Poetry

Clarence Major, Kia Corthron

Tar Heel Lightnin'

Tar Heel Lightnin'

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

Daniel S. Pierce

Civil War Places

Civil War Places

Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians

Gary W. Gallagher, J. Matthew Gallman, Will Gallagher

Bruce Moffett Cooks

Bruce Moffett Cooks

A New England Chef in a New South Kitchen

Bruce Moffett

Storming Vicksburg

Storming Vicksburg

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

Earl J. Hess

Conquered

Conquered

Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Larry J. Daniel

Fragile Democracy

Fragile Democracy

The Struggle over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

James L. Leloudis, Robert R. Korstad

Blue Muse

Blue Muse

Timothy Duffy's Southern Photographs

Timothy Duffy, Russell Lord, William Ferris

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign

Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

Kiln to Kitchen

Kiln to Kitchen

Favorite Recipes from Beloved North Carolina Potters

Jean Anderson

City of a Million Dreams

City of a Million Dreams

A History of New Orleans at Year 300

Jason Berry

The New Vegetarian South

The New Vegetarian South

105 Inspired Dishes for Everyone

Jennifer Brulé

Southern Snacks

Southern Snacks

77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big Flavors

Perre Coleman Magness

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis

How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Jodi Eichler-Levine

A South You Never Ate

A South You Never Ate

Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Bernard L. Herman

Where We Find Ourselves

Where We Find Ourselves

The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897–1922

Margaret Sartor, Alex Harris, Deborah Willis, Michael Lesy

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas

Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, Michael W. Hopping

Mothers and Strangers

Mothers and Strangers

Essays on Motherhood from the New South

Samia Serageldin, Lee Smith

Every True Pleasure

Every True Pleasure

LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Wilton Barnhardt

Southern Snow

Southern Snow

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

Randy Johnson

North Carolina Lighthouses

North Carolina Lighthouses

The Stories Behind the Beacons from Cape Fear to Currituck Beach

Cheryl Shelton-Roberts, Bruce Roberts

Shelter in a Time of Storm

Shelter in a Time of Storm

How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Jelani M. Favors

The Historian's Eye

The Historian's Eye

Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson

Caribbean New Orleans

Caribbean New Orleans

Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Beatriz Allende

Beatriz Allende

A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America

Tanya Harmer

Celia Sánchez Manduley

Celia Sánchez Manduley

The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary

Tiffany A. Sippial

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

A. Wilson Greene, Gary W. Gallagher

Beyond Chrismukkah

Beyond Chrismukkah

The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta

Carolina Catch

Carolina Catch

Cooking North Carolina Fish and Shellfish from Mountains to Coast

Debbie Moose

The Punitive Turn in American Life

The Punitive Turn in American Life

How the United States Learned to Fight Crime Like a War

Michael S. Sherry

The Hamlet Fire

The Hamlet Fire

A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, and Cheap Lives

Bryant Simon

Jumping the Broom

Jumping the Broom

The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual

Tyler D. Parry

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

Diners, Dudes, and Diets

How Gender and Power Collide in Food Media and Culture

Emily J. H. Contois

American Gold Digger

American Gold Digger

Marriage, Money, and the Law from the Ziegfeld Follies to Anna Nicole Smith

Brian Donovan

Embattled Freedom

Embattled Freedom

Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps

Amy Murrell Taylor

American Honor

American Honor

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

Craig Bruce Smith

Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Illusions of Emancipation

Illusions of Emancipation

The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Joseph P. Reidy

This War Ain't Over

This War Ain't Over

Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Nina Silber

Fighting for Atlanta

Fighting for Atlanta

Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Feminism for the Americas

Feminism for the Americas

The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Katherine M. Marino

Co-conspirator for Justice

Co-conspirator for Justice

The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Arguing until Doomsday

Arguing until Doomsday

Stephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Michael E. Woods

Coaching for the Love of the Game

Coaching for the Love of the Game

A Practical Guide for Working with Young Athletes

Jennifer L. Etnier

All the Agents and Saints, Paperback Edition

All the Agents and Saints, Paperback Edition

Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Roadside Americans

Roadside Americans

The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Jack Reid

Brazil's Revolution in Commerce

Brazil's Revolution in Commerce

Creating Consumer Capitalism in the American Century

James P. Woodard

Lucean Arthur Headen

Lucean Arthur Headen

The Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur

Jill D. Snider

Aaron McDuffie Moore

Aaron McDuffie Moore

An African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street

Blake Hill-Saya, G.K. Butterfield, C. Eileen Watts Welch

Jamaica Ladies

Jamaica Ladies

Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Mining Language

Mining Language

Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Allison Margaret Bigelow

Soul Liberty

Soul Liberty

The Evolution of Black Religious Politics in Postemancipation Virginia

Nicole Myers Turner

Veil and Vow

Veil and Vow

Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

Tabernacles of Clay

Tabernacles of Clay

Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Visions in a Seer Stone

Visions in a Seer Stone

Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

William L. Davis