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Spring 2021 Seasonal Catalog Listing

UNC Press Spring/Summer 2021 Catalog

Welcome to the UNC Press Spring 2021 Seasonal Catalog.

Here you’ll find a listing of our new books scheduled to be published between February 2021 and July 2021.  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.








Black Smoke

Black Smoke

African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

Adrian Miller

White Evangelical Racism

White Evangelical Racism

The Politics of Morality in America

Anthea Butler

No Common Ground

No Common Ground

Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

Karen L. Cox

Radical Sacrifice

Radical Sacrifice

The Rise and Ruin of Fitz John Porter

William Marvel

Meade at Gettysburg

Meade at Gettysburg

A Study in Command

Kent Masterson Brown, Esq.

Good Walks

Good Walks

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

Lee Pace

Rice

Rice

a Savor the South® cookbook

Michael W. Twitty

Thirteen Clocks

Thirteen Clocks

How Race United the Colonies and Made the Declaration of Independence

Robert G. Parkinson

Cool Town

Cool Town

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

Grace Elizabeth Hale

City of a Million Dreams

City of a Million Dreams

A History of New Orleans at Year 300

Jason Berry

Race for Profit

Race for Profit

How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Edna Lewis

Edna Lewis

At the Table with an American Original

Sara B. Franklin

Run Home If You Don't Want to Be Killed

Run Home If You Don't Want to Be Killed

The Detroit Uprising of 1943

Rachel Williams

The Black Man in Brazilian Soccer

The Black Man in Brazilian Soccer

Mario Filho, Jack A. Draper III

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

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The Outer Banks Gazetteer

The History of Place Names from Carova to Emerald Isle

Roger L. Payne

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

Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition

Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition

Eric Williams, William A. Darity Jr., Colin A. Palmer

Black Marxism, Revised and Updated Third Edition

Black Marxism, Revised and Updated Third Edition

The Making of the Black Radical Tradition

Cedric J. Robinson, Robin D. G. Kelley, Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, Damien Sojoyner

Defending the Arctic Refuge

Defending the Arctic Refuge

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

Finis Dunaway

Chronicling Stankonia

Chronicling Stankonia

The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

Regina Bradley

Tainted Tap

Tainted Tap

Flint's Journey from Crisis to Recovery

Katrinell M. Davis

Divided by Terror

Divided by Terror

American Patriotism after 9/11

John Bodnar

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity

Carolyn Eastman

Religion and the American Revolution

Religion and the American Revolution

An Imperial History

Katherine Carté

The Colored Conventions Movement

The Colored Conventions Movement

Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century

P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jim Casey, Sarah Lynn Patterson

Manteo's World

Manteo's World

Native American Life in Carolina's Sound Country before and after the Lost Colony

Helen C. Rountree

The Thing about Religion

The Thing about Religion

An Introduction to the Material Study of Religions

David Morgan

The Ballad of Robert Charles

The Ballad of Robert Charles

Searching for the New Orleans Riot of 1900

K. Stephen Prince

Brewing a Boycott

Brewing a Boycott

How a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors and Remade American Consumer Activism

Allyson P. Brantley

The Swamp Peddlers

The Swamp Peddlers

How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

Jason Vuic

The Male Chauvinist Pig

The Male Chauvinist Pig

A History

Julie Willett

Porn Work

Porn Work

Sex, Labor, and Late Capitalism

Heather Berg

Sick and Tired

Sick and Tired

An Intimate History of Fatigue

Emily K. Abel

Oil Palm

Oil Palm

A Global History

Jonathan E. Robins

Half in Shadow

Half in Shadow

The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay

Shanna Greene Benjamin

The Shadow of El Centro

The Shadow of El Centro

A History of Migrant Incarceration and Solidarity

Jessica Ordaz

Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery

Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery

A Visual History of the Plantation in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Dale W. Tomich, Reinaldo Funes Monzote, Carlos Venegas Fornias, Rafael de Bivar Marquese

At the Threshold of Liberty

At the Threshold of Liberty

Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C.

Tamika Y. Nunley

West of Slavery

West of Slavery

The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire

Kevin Waite

Behold the Land

Behold the Land

The Black Arts Movement in the South

James Smethurst

Moral Majorities across the Americas

Moral Majorities across the Americas

Brazil, the United States, and the Creation of the Religious Right

Benjamin A. Cowan

Nonviolence before King

Nonviolence before King

The Politics of Being and the Black Freedom Struggle

Anthony C. Siracusa

Dictionary of Southern Appalachian English

Dictionary of Southern Appalachian English

Michael B. Montgomery, Jennifer K. N. Heinmiller

Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood

Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood

African American Children in the Antebellum North

Crystal Lynn Webster

A New Christian Identity

A New Christian Identity

Christian Science Origins and Experience in American Culture

Amy B. Voorhees

Committed

Committed

Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions

Susan Burch

Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Spiritual Entrepreneurs

Florida's Faith-Based Prisons and the American Carceral State

Brad Stoddard

Dancing with the Revolution

Dancing with the Revolution

Power, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba

Elizabeth B. Schwall

Against Sex

Against Sex

Identities of Sexual Restraint in Early America

Kara M. French

Cuban Memory Wars

Cuban Memory Wars

Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

Michael J. Bustamante

Convulsed States

Convulsed States

Earthquakes, Prophecy, and the Remaking of Early America

Jonathan Todd Hancock

Staging Indigeneity

Staging Indigeneity

Salvage Tourism and the Performance of Native American History

Katrina Phillips

Blind Joe Death's America

Blind Joe Death's America

John Fahey, the Blues, and Writing White Discontent

George Henderson

Putinomics

Putinomics

Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Chris Miller

The War for the Common Soldier

The War for the Common Soldier

How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Peter S. Carmichael

Braxton Bragg

Braxton Bragg

The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Earl J. Hess

The Ordeal of the Reunion

The Ordeal of the Reunion

A New History of Reconstruction

Mark Wahlgren Summers

Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Daniel W. Crofts

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers

Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers

How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life

Tamara Plakins Thornton

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Caroline Cox, Robert L. Middlekauff

Colored Travelers

Colored Travelers

Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Freedom Farmers

Freedom Farmers

Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White, LaDonna Redmond

The Men of Mobtown

The Men of Mobtown

Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Adam Malka

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition

Lisa Lindquist Dorr