A sneak peek at Spring 2012 books

James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation, by Jeff Broadwater The World in a Skillet: A Food Lover's Tour of the New American South, by Paul and Angela Knipple In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America, by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi, by Earl J. Hess Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico's War on Drugs, by Isaac Campos

view UNC Press Spring/Summer 2012 catalogHappy new year to all! We’ve got lots of good things to come in 2012. For one thing, this year marks the 90th anniversary of UNC Press. We’ll be celebrating this momentous landmark in various ways throughout the year, so stay tuned. We’re looking forward to the next 90 years!

To get a taste of what’s coming up in the near future, be sure to browse through our Spring 2012 catalog (PDF). We have wonderful new books for general readers and the scholarly community. You can see a few of them above and below. All spring books are now available for pre-order. Most books will be available as e-books, too, as soon as the printed books arrive.

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Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam, by Michael H. Hunt and Steven I. Levine A Harmony of the Spirits: Translation and the Language of Community in Early Pennsylvania, by Patrick M. Erben The Armchair Birder Goes Coastal: The Secret Lives of Birds of the Southeastern Shore, by John Yow Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery, by Heather Andrea Williams  Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography, by Randal Maurice Jelks  The Corner of the Living: Ayacucho on the Eve of the Shining Path Insurgency, by Miguel La Serna