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Civil War America
Documentary Arts and Culture
Envisioning Cuba
Gender and American Culture
Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks
John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Justice, Power, and Politics Series
Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução
The Littlefield History of the Civil War Era Series
The Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges Sr. Series on Business, Society, and the State
The New Cold War History
New Directions in Southern Studies Series
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Studies in Social Medicine
Studies in the History of Greece and Rome


Civil War America
Series Editors: Peter S. Carmichael, Gettysburg College; Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia; Caroline E. Janney, Purdue University; and Aaron Sheehan-Dean, West Virginia University

The Civil War America series interprets the field broadly to include biography, military and nonmilitary history, works that explore the immediate background of the conflict, and studies of postbellum topics related to the war. A few diaries, sets of letters, and memoirs that make exceptional contributions to our understanding of the era also will appear as volumes in the series.

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Documentary Arts and Culture
Series Editors: Tom Rankin and Iris Tillman Hill of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

In a time when the tools of the documentary arts are becoming accessible to wider groups of people and universities are founding programs to teach theories and methods in documentary studies, the Center for Documentary Studies and UNC Press are joining together to publish a series of books that explore and develop the practice of documentary expression. Drawing on the perspectives of documentary artists and writers, books in the series will offer new and important ways to think about learning and doing documentary work while also examining the traditions of documentary art through time.

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Envisioning Cuba
Series Editor: Louis A. Pérez Jr., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Envisioning Cuba publishes outstanding, innovative works in Cuban studies, drawn from diverse subjects and disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, from the colonial period through the post-Cold War era. Attention centers on the exploration of historical and cultural circumstances and conditions--for example, colonialism, slavery, racism, imperialism, and revolution--related to the development of Cuban self-definition and national identity. Salient thematic concerns of the series include power and powerlessness, dictatorship and democracy, repression and resistance, populism and mass mobilization, nationalism and competing ideologies, cultural transitions, and social transformations. The series features innovative scholarship engaged with theoretical approaches and interpretive frameworks informed by social, cultural, and intellectual perspectives.

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Gender and American Culture
Series Editors: Thadious Davis, University of Pennsylvania, and Mary Kelley, University of Michigan

Advisory Board: Nancy Cott, Harvard University; Jane Sherron De Hart, University of California at Santa Barbara; John D'Emilio, University of Illinois at Chicago; Linda Kerber, University of Iowa; Nell Painter, Princeton University; Janice A. Radway, Duke University; Barbara Sicherman, Trinity College

The Gender and American Culture series, guided by feminist perspectives, examines the social construction and influence of gender within the full range of American cultures. Books in the series explore the intersection of gender (both female and male) with such markers of difference as race, class, region, and sexuality. The series presents outstanding scholarship from all areas of American studies--including history, literature, religion, folklore, ethnography, and the visual arts--that investigates in a thoroughly contextualized and lively fashion the ways in which gender works with and against these markers. In so doing, the series seeks to reveal how these complex interactions have shaped American life.

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Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks
Series Editors: Carl W. Ernst, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Bruce B. Lawrence, Duke University

Highlighting themes with historical as well as contemporary significance, Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks publishes works that explore Islamic societies and Muslim peoples from a fresh perspective, emphasizing systems of exchange that have promoted the creation and development of Islamic identities. The series spans all periods of Islamic civilization and geographically encompasses the entire Afro-Eurasian mercantile world.

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John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Series Editors: Waldo E. Martin Jr., University of California, Berkeley, and Patricia Sullivan, University of South Carolina

The best scholarship in African American history and culture compels us to expand our sense of who we are as a nation and forces us to engage seriously the experiences of all Americans who have shaped the development of this country. By publishing pathbreaking books informed by several disciplines, the John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture seeks to illuminate America's multicultural past and the ways in which it has informed the nation's democratic experiment.

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Justice, Power, and Politics Series
Series Editors: Heather Ann Thompson, Temple University, and Rhonda Y. Williams, Case Western Reserve University

The Justice, Power, and Politics Series intends to publish new works of history that explore questions of social justice and political power and struggles for justice in the twentieth century. The series will pursue--and bring into conversation with each other--books that use the lenses of justice, power, and politics to help readers better understand the evolution of the United States in the last century. The editors plan to include works by both junior and more seasoned scholars that will find common ground not only in their content but also by broadening the way we think about these issues.

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Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução

The Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução series, sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Duke Consortium in Latin American Studies, translates and publishes in English outstanding books in a wide range of fields by important Latin American writers and scholars.

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The Littlefield History of the Civil War Era Series
Series Editors: Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia, and T. Michael Parrish, Baylor University

This landmark series of sixteen volumes--written by some of today's most respected Civil War historians--covers the War from the earliest rumblings of disunion through to its devastating conclusion and Reconstruction. To be published between 2008 and 2015, these books will provide a comprehensive narrative of that defining event in United States history.

A joint project of the University of North Carolina Press and the Littlefield Fund for Southern History at the University of Texas at Austin.

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The Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges Sr. Series on Business, Society, and the State
Series Editor: William H. Becker, George Washington University

Business history has been one of the liveliest fields in the study of American history. In recent years, the field's research agenda has widened to include the social sciences and the study of the state. This series publishes outstanding work in these growing areas. Books in the series focus on how business enterprises, leaders, and practices influence and in turn are influenced by both society and the state.

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The New Cold War History
Series Editor: Odd Arne Westad, London School of Economics

This series focuses on new interpretations of the Cold War era made possible by the collapse of the Soviet bloc and the opening of Soviet, East European, and Chinese archives to scholars. Books included in this series incorporate interdisciplinary insights and new conceptual frameworks that place historical research into a broad, international context.

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New Directions in Southern Studies
Series Editor: Charles Reagan Wilson, University of Mississippi

This series is devoted to opening new lines of analysis of the American South and to becoming a site for redefining southern studies through encouraging new interpretations of the region's past and present experience. The series seeks works on the twentieth century that address the cultural dimensions of such areas as literature, music, art, folklife, documentary studies, race relations, gender, religion, ethnicity, the environment, language, and social class. We invite works by both established and younger scholars.

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The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
General Editor: Charles Reagan Wilson, University of Mississippi

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture reference that reflects the cultural shifts that have profoundly changed the South and the newest scholarship about the region. This edition will be published in a series of 24 individual volumes based on the thematic sections of the original Encyclopedia. The volumes will appear over the course of five years, with two or three volumes published each season.

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North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures
Series Editor: Frank Dominguez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For almost sixty years the North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literatures series has supported and disseminated scholarship in the Romance literatures. Over 250 volumes have appeared, treating literary movements, individual authors and works, themes, figures of speech and of thought, archetypes, and poetics, and making available editions of unpublished literary manuscripts. Today, four volumes are published each year on topics from French, Spanish, Luso-Brazilian and Italian literatures. The University of North Carolina Press designs and distributes the publications

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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
The UNC Press publishes for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, the only organization in the United States exclusively dedicated to the advancement of study, research, and publications bearing on the history and culture of early America up to 1820. Books published through this partnership, which dates back more than half a century, have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and the Francis Parkman Prize.

The Institute is sponsored by the College of William and Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. All editorial work, including acquisitions, for Institute books is done under the direction of Fredrika J. Teute, editor of publications.

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Studies in Social Medicine
Series Editors: Allan M. Brandt, Harvard University; Larry R. Churchill, Vanderbilt University; and Jonathan Oberlander, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

It is increasingly evident that medicine is cultural as well as biological and that health care must be studied as a social, political, economic, and moral force, and not simply a scientific one. Studies in Social Medicine seeks to explore this interplay of medicine and society across a broad spectrum of humanities and social science disciplines. Books in the series offer original insights into the forces shaping patterns of health and disease, the experience of illness and its meaning, and the nature of social responses to disease.

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Studies in the History of Greece and Rome
Series Editors: Richard Talbert, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; James B. Rives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; and Robin Osborne, Oxford University

Books in this series examine the history and society of Greece and Rome from approximately 1,000 B.C to A.D. 600. The series includes interdisciplinary studies, works that introduce new areas for investigation, and original syntheses and reinterpretations.

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