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Announcing New Lower Prices on UNC Press E-Textbooks!

UNC Press is lowering the e-book price on ALL of our best-selling books for courses -- books that are most-used by professors and students -- from all of our ebook partners like Amazon Kindle, Apple's iBookstore, B&N Nook, Chegg and Kno.

Below is a list of titles in our most requested subject areas -- from African-American History and Religion to Native American, Latin American Studies and Women's History -- click on a subject and scan a sample list of ebook titles. Click through to view their new lower prices. Feel free to browse our site for all our best-selling ebooks for courses.

African American History  
American History  
Latin American History  
Native American History  
North Carolina History  
Religion/Religious Studies  
Women's History  

Just click on the Order EBook button to see the available textbook vendors for each title. Prices have been reduced as much as 50 percent from their original list price.

We're happy to initiate this project to help lower the cost of textbooks for students.

African American History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Closer to Freedom</SPAN>

Closer to Freedom

Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South

By Stephanie M. H. Camp

The female culture of opposition Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Exchanging Our Country Marks </SPAN>

Exchanging Our Country Marks

The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South

By Michael A. Gomez

Illuminating the impact of African ethnic groups on the development of African American culture Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Deacons for Defense</SPAN>

The Deacons for Defense

Armed Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement

By Lance Hill

The armed alternative to nonviolence in the black freedom struggle Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Joining Places</SPAN>

Joining Places

Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South

By Anthony E. Kaye

Remapping slave society Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Black Marxism</SPAN>

Black Marxism

The Making of the Black Radical Tradition

By Cedric J. Robinson

The African roots of black radicalism Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Radio Free Dixie</SPAN>

Radio Free Dixie

Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power

By Timothy B. Tyson

A gripping biography of a controversial black activist Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Self-Taught</SPAN>


African American Education in Slavery and Freedom

By Heather Andrea Williams

The liberating power of education Learn More »

American History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Color of the Land</SPAN>

The Color of the Land

Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

By David A. Chang

Changing definitions of what it means to be Native American, African American, or white Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Dear Mrs. Roosevelt</SPAN>

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt

Letters from Children of the Great Depression

Edited By Robert Cohen

A window on the lives of the Depression's youngest victims Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Circus Age</SPAN>

The Circus Age

Culture and Society under the American Big Top

By Janet M. Davis

The circus and American culture at the dawn of the twentieth century Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture</SPAN>

The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

Edited By Alice Fahs and Joan Waugh

Scholars discuss the changing meanings of the Civil War Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath</SPAN>

The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath

Slavery and the Meaning of America

By Robert Pierce Forbes

Illuminating the realities of sectional power Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >A Vietnam War Reader</SPAN>

A Vietnam War Reader

A Documentary History from American and Vietnamese Perspectives

Edited By Michael H. Hunt

A well-rounded collection of the war's many voices Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Blood of Government</SPAN>

The Blood of Government

Race, Empire, the United States, and the Philippines

By Paul A. Kramer

The United States' first project in overseas nation-building Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Make Room for Daddy</SPAN>

Make Room for Daddy

The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

By Judith Walzer Leavitt

A lively history of men's changing role in childbirth Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >At America's Gates</SPAN>

At America's Gates

Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943

By Erika Lee

A timely look at the origins of America as gatekeeper Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Beyond the Alamo</SPAN>

Beyond the Alamo

Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

By Raúl A. Ramos

Mexicans in the foreground of Texas history Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Terror in the Heart of Freedom</SPAN>

Terror in the Heart of Freedom

Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

By Hannah Rosen

Gender and sexuality at the center of the story of Reconstruction Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >A Richer Heritage</SPAN>

A Richer Heritage

Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century

Edited By Robert E. Stipe

A guide to the ethics and practice of historic preservation Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Civic Passions</SPAN>

Civic Passions

Seven Who Launched Progressive America (and What They Teach Us)

By Cecelia Tichi

The transformative power of citizen action Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Appalachia</SPAN>


A History

By John Alexander Williams

Stories of the land and its people, from the colonial era to today Learn More »

Latin American History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Puerto Rico in the American Century</SPAN>

Puerto Rico in the American Century

A History since 1898

By César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

Puerto Rico's ties with the United States, for better and for worse Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire</SPAN>

Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire

Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World

By Trevor Burnard

The extraordinary diary of a planter illuminates the colonial Atlantic world Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Insurgent Cuba</SPAN>

Insurgent Cuba

Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898

By Ada Ferrer

Examines the tensions between racism and antiracism in Cuba's long struggle to become a nation Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Conflicting Missions</SPAN>

Conflicting Missions

Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976

By Piero Gleijeses

A sweeping Cold War history that revolutionizes our view of Cuba's international role Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Andean Cocaine</SPAN>

Andean Cocaine

The Making of a Global Drug

By Paul Gootenberg

A new view of cocaine's expansive history Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Cuba in the American Imagination</SPAN>

Cuba in the American Imagination

Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos

By Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Images of beneficence, acts of aggression Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The War of 1898</SPAN>

The War of 1898

The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography

By Louis A. Pérez Jr.

At the crossroads of U.S.-Cuba relations Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Recreating Africa</SPAN>

Recreating Africa

Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770

By James H. Sweet

Africa and the transformation of culture in Brazil's slave society Learn More »

Native American History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Peace Came in the Form of a Woman</SPAN>

Peace Came in the Form of a Woman

Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands

By Juliana Barr

Spaniards adapt to Indian terms of diplomacy Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South</SPAN>

Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South

Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation

By Malinda Maynor Lowery

Crafting an identity as a People, a race, a tribe, and a nation Learn More »

North Carolina History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina</SPAN>

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina

New Roots in the Old North State

By Hannah Gill

The real story behind the changing demography of North Carolina Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Breaking Loose Together</SPAN>

Breaking Loose Together

The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina

By Marjoleine Kars

Colonial America's largest grassroots rebellion Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >To Right These Wrongs</SPAN>

To Right These Wrongs

The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

By Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis

A unique grassroots effort to stamp out discrimination and poverty Learn More »

Religion/Religious Studies

<SPAN STYLE= "" >American Christianities</SPAN>

American Christianities

A History of Dominance and Diversity

Edited By Catherine A. Brekus and W. Clark Gilpin

The invisible omnipresence of Christianity in American culture Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Following Muhammad</SPAN>

Following Muhammad

Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World

By Carl W. Ernst

A non-Muslim's first resource for understanding Islam Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Mormon Question</SPAN>

The Mormon Question

Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America

By Sarah Barringer Gordon

How the battle over polygamy redefined religious liberty in America Learn More »

Women's History

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Intersectional Approach</SPAN>

The Intersectional Approach

Transforming the Academy through Race, Class, and Gender

Edited By Michele Tracy Berger and Kathleen Guidroz

The social literacy of scholarship Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Mothers of Invention</SPAN>

Mothers of Invention

Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

By Drew Gilpin Faust

An award-winning portrait of women in the Confederacy Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Within the Plantation Household</SPAN>

Within the Plantation Household

Black and White Women of the Old South

By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Learn More »

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Living the Revolution</SPAN>

Living the Revolution

Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945

By Jennifer Guglielmo

The vibrant, transnational, and multiethnic world of working-class womens politics Learn More »

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