Category: UNC Press News

New Omnibus E-Book: The Louis A. Pérez Jr. Cuba Trilogy

Louis A. Pérez Jr. is one of the most influential historians of Cuba. Available for the first time as an Omnibus Ebook edition, this three-volume set brings together three of Pérez’s most acclaimed works on Cuba and its relations to the United States, all bundled into one convenient ebook. Continue Reading New Omnibus E-Book: The Louis A. Pérez Jr. Cuba Trilogy

New Omnibus E-Book: Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s Shop Classic Collection

This Omnibus Ebook brings together the first three books into a collection of Woodwright classics. Designed for both woodworking novices and for more seasoned woodworkers looking for enjoyable projects, these books feature step-by-step instructions, complete with easy-to-follow photographs and measured drawings. Continue Reading New Omnibus E-Book: Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s Shop Classic Collection

Vicky Wells receives 2012 AAUP Constituency Award

We are very happy to share the news that UNC Press director of contracts and subsidiary rights Vicky Wells was presented with the AAUP 2012 Constituency Award at the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses last week in Chicago. The AAUP, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, is comprised of 134 nonprofit scholarly presses. The award… Continue Reading Vicky Wells receives 2012 AAUP Constituency Award

New E-book Short: Women and the Politics of Sterilization

In this UNC Press e-book short, Johanna Schoen explains the legal construction of North Carolina’s sterilization program, which lasted far longer than similar programs in other states, and demonstrates through the stories of several women how the state was able to deny women who were poor, uneducated, African American, or “promiscuous” reproductive autonomy in multiple ways. Continue Reading New E-book Short: Women and the Politics of Sterilization

Septima Clark Biography Now Available as Enhanced E-Book

The enhanced e-book features nearly 100 primary-source items, including photographs, documents, letters, newspaper clippings, and 60 audio excerpts from oral-history interviews with 15 individuals—including Clark herself—each embedded in the narrative where it will be most meaningful.. Continue Reading Septima Clark Biography Now Available as Enhanced E-Book

Spring sale now includes Civil War & Literary Studies

Our 90th anniversary sale now includes selected titles in Civil War, literary studies, women’s studies, religious studies, African American history, and art/architecture/craft. Continue Reading Spring sale now includes Civil War & Literary Studies

NCPedia adds Dictionary of N.C. Biography & Encyclopedia of North Carolina to online archive

Content from William S. Powell’s Encyclopedia of North Carolina and the 6-volume Dictionary of North Carolina Biography will be available online at NCPedia.org. Continue Reading NCPedia adds Dictionary of N.C. Biography & Encyclopedia of North Carolina to online archive

New ebook offers blueprint for building a globally competitive South

Gitterman and Coclanis argue that our leaders must find a way to forge a bipartisan, pro-growth economic agenda and, in order to implement it, embrace creative public-private partnerships of various kinds. Continue Reading New ebook offers blueprint for building a globally competitive South

UNC Press celebrates 90 years, and the gifts are for you!

In celebration of our 90th birthday, we’ll feature new disciplines reduced 50% each month. Save now on books in African American History and Religious Studies. Continue Reading UNC Press celebrates 90 years, and the gifts are for you!