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Alan Lomax, Assistant In Charge: The Library of Congress Letters, 1935-1945

Alexander Payne: Interviews

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Asian Comics

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Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

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Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics

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Black Baseball, Black Business: Race Enterprise and the Fate of the Segregated Dollar

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

Carroll Cloar: In His Studio

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev: Volume I

Conversations With Jay Parini

Conversations with Jerome Charyn

Conversations With Ken Kesey

Conversations with Steve Martin

Conversations With William Gibson

Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Dave Sim: Conversations

David Fincher: Interviews

David L. Jordan: From the Mississippi Cotton Fields to the State Senate, A Memoir

Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Delta Dogs

Douglas Fairbanks and the American Century

Ed King's Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer

Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora

Faulkner and Film

Faulkner and Formalism: Returns of the Text

Faulkner and Mystery

Fish and Wildlife Management: A Handbook for Mississippi Landowners

Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Free Jazz/Black Power

Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Happy Clouds, Happy Trees: The Bob Ross Phenomenon

Harmony Korine: Interviews

He Stopped Loving Her Today: George Jones, Billy Sherrill, and the PrettyMuch Totally True Story of the Making of the Greatest Country Record of All Time

Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film, Updated Edition

The House that Sugarcane Built: The Louisiana Burguières

Howard Chaykin: Conversations

Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

The Jazz Image: Seeing Music Through Herman Leonard's Photography

Joan Blondell: A Life between Takes

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children's Literature

Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don't They Do It Like They Used To?

Marilyn Monroe: A Life of the Actress, Revised and Updated

Mayor Victor H. Schiro: New Orleans in Transition, 1961-1970

A Mickey Mouse Reader

The Mind of the South: Fifty Years Later

Mississippi Entrepreneurs

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

A New History of Mississippi

Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

Peter Bogdanovich: Interviews

The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity After Civil Rights

The President's Ladies: Jane Wyman and Nancy Davis

Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Ravished Armenia and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian

Rolland Golden: Life, Love, and Art in the French Quarter

Russell Long: A Life in Politics

The Search for Good Wine: From the Founding Fathers to the Modern Table

The Search for Sam Goldwyn

Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Seth: Conversations

Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

The State of Health and Health Care in Mississippi

The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

To Write in the Light of Freedom: The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools

Todd Haynes: Interviews

Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

The True Gospel Preached Here

Until You Are Dead, Dead, Dead: The Hanging of Albert Edwin Batson

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A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

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Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Werner Herzog: Interviews

Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art Of Winsor McCay

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways

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