Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog Listing

Welcome to the UNC Press Spring/Summer 2022 Seasonal Catalog.

It’s our 100th Anniversary!

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


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

Eating While Black

Eating While Black

Food Shaming and Race in America

Psyche A. Williams-Forson

Grain and Fire

Grain and Fire

A History of Baking in the American South

Rebecca Sharpless

Edible North Carolina

Edible North Carolina

A Journey across a State of Flavor

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

Feeding Washington's Army

Feeding Washington's Army

Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

Ricardo A. Herrera

The Heart of Hell

The Heart of Hell

The Soldiers' Struggle for Spotsylvania's Bloody Angle

Jeffry D. Wert

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler

A Noisy, Fearless Life

Elizabeth D. Leonard

Hiking North Carolina's State Parks

Hiking North Carolina's State Parks

The Best Trail Adventures from the Appalachians to the Atlantic

Johnny Molloy

Surfing the South

Surfing the South

The Search for Waves and the People Who Ride Them

Steve Estes

Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas

Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas

Powerful Storms, Climate Change, and What We Do Next

Jay Barnes

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

Down the Wild Cape Fear

Down the Wild Cape Fear

A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Crossroads of the Natural World

Crossroads of the Natural World

Exploring North Carolina with Tom Earnhardt

Tom Earnhardt

Stone Free

Stone Free

Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966–June 1967

Jas Obrecht

Endless Caverns

Endless Caverns

An Underground Journey into the Show Caves of Appalachia

Douglas Reichert Powell

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

We the Dead

We the Dead

Preserving Data at the End of the World

Brian Michael Murphy

The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things

The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things

Art from an African American South

Bernard L. Herman

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

Converging Empires

Converging Empires

Citizens and Subjects in the North Pacific Borderlands, 1867–1945

Andrea Geiger

Suffer the Little Children

Suffer the Little Children

Child Migration and the Geopolitics of Compassion in the United States

Anita Casavantes Bradford

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the Twenty-First Century

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the Twenty-First Century

An Introduction

Wendy Cadge, Shelly Rambo

The Anthology of Black Mountain College Poetry

The Anthology of Black Mountain College Poetry

Blake Hobby, Alessandro Porco, Joseph Bathanti

Spectacle of Grief

Spectacle of Grief

Public Funerals and Memory in the Civil War Era

Sarah J. Purcell

Love and Duty

Love and Duty

Confederate Widows and the Emotional Politics of Loss

Angela Esco Elder

Count the Dead

Count the Dead

Coroners, Quants, and the Birth of Death as We Know It

Stephen Berry

Bonds of War

Bonds of War

How Civil War Financial Agents Sold the World on the Union

David K. Thomson

The Whartons' War

The Whartons' War

The Civil War Correspondence of General Gabriel C. Wharton and Anne Radford Wharton, 1863–1865

William C. Davis, Sue Heth Bell, Peter S. Carmichael

These Ragged Edges

These Ragged Edges

Histories of Violence along the U.S.-Mexico Border

Andrew J. Torget, Gerardo Gurza-Lavalle

Toxic Debt

Toxic Debt

An Environmental Justice History of Detroit

Josiah Rector

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

From the New Deal to the War on Schools

Race, Inequality, and the Rise of the Punitive Education State

Daniel S. Moak

All Health Politics Is Local

All Health Politics Is Local

Community Battles for Medical Care and Environmental Health

Merlin Chowkwanyun

Citizens and Rulers of the World

Citizens and Rulers of the World

The American Child and the Cartographic Pedagogies of Empire

Mahshid Mayar

Transpacific Convergences

Transpacific Convergences

Race, Migration, and Japanese American Film Culture before World War II

Denise Khor

Dreaming the Present

Dreaming the Present

Time, Aesthetics, and the Black Cooperative Movement

Irvin J. Hunt

Hungary's Cold War

Hungary's Cold War

International Relations from the End of World War II to the Fall of the Soviet Union

Csaba Békés

Rude Citizenship

Rude Citizenship

Jamaican Popular Music, Copyright, and the Reverberations of Colonial Power

Larisa Kingston Mann

Bedlam in the New World

Bedlam in the New World

A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment

Christina Ramos

Hemispheric Alliances

Hemispheric Alliances

Liberal Democrats and Cold War Latin America

Andrew J. Kirkendall

Class Interruptions

Class Interruptions

Inequality and Division in African Diasporic Women's Fiction

Robin Brooks

Border Bodies

Border Bodies

Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands

Bernadine Marie Hernández

The Slave Sublime

The Slave Sublime

The Language of Violence in Caribbean Literature and Music

Stacy J. Lettman

Game of Privilege

Game of Privilege

An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Every Nation Has Its Dish

Every Nation Has Its Dish

Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

Ghosts of Sheridan Circle

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

Alan McPherson

Father Luis Olivares, a Biography

Father Luis Olivares, a Biography

Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles

Mario T. García

We Are Not Slaves

We Are Not Slaves

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

Robert T. Chase

From Asylum to Prison

From Asylum to Prison

Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Anne E. Parsons

Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table

Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table

Contemporary Christianities in the American South

James Hudnut-Beumler

The Historian's Eye

The Historian's Eye

Photography, History, and the American Present

Matthew Frye Jacobson

Talking Guitar

Talking Guitar

Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music

Jas Obrecht

The Art and Science of Aging Well

The Art and Science of Aging Well

A Physician's Guide to a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

Mark E. Williams, M.D.

Fatal Revolutions

Fatal Revolutions

Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Christopher P. Iannini