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The University of North Carolina Press has a tradition of publishing groundbreaking studies that are also classroom friendly.

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New Course Books

Here is a small sample of our books for course use. To see all textbooks in American and World History, Latin American, Native American, Women’s or Literary Studies, and much more, browse our books by category.

As you browse the selections below, click on the book’s title. In many cases, you can read an excerpt, preview the Table of Contents, see an instructors’ manual, or find author blog posts and interviews.

American Christianities

American Christianities

A History of Dominance and Diversity

Catherine A. Brekus, W. Clark Gilpin

Prompt and Utter Destruction, Third Edition

Prompt and Utter Destruction, Third Edition

Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs against Japan

J. Samuel Walker

Lost Sound

Lost Sound

The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Jeff Porter

Saving Community Journalism

Saving Community Journalism

The Path to Profitability

Penelope Muse Abernathy

What Is Veiling?

What Is Veiling?

Sahar Amer

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women

Mia E. Bay, Farah J. Griffin, Martha S. Jones, Barbara D. Savage

The Color of Christ

The Color of Christ

The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America

Edward J. Blum, Paul Harvey

Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

Bruce B. Lawrence

What Is a Madrasa?

What Is a Madrasa?

Ebrahim Moosa

Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians

Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indians

Susan Sleeper-Smith, Juliana Barr, Jean M. O'Brien, Nancy Shoemaker

Peace Came in the Form of a Woman

Peace Came in the Form of a Woman

Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands

Juliana Barr

Rightlessness

Rightlessness

Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

A. Naomi Paik

Following Muhammad

Following Muhammad

Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World

Carl W. Ernst

Mothers of Invention

Mothers of Invention

Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

Drew Gilpin Faust

White Over Black

White Over Black

American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Winthrop D. Jordan, Christopher Leslie Brown, Peter H. Wood

Nationalism in Europe and America

Nationalism in Europe and America

Politics, Cultures, and Identities since 1775

Lloyd S. Kramer

Down and Out in the Great Depression

Down and Out in the Great Depression

Letters from the Forgotten Man

Robert S. McElvaine

Ecological Revolutions

Ecological Revolutions

Nature, Gender, and Science in New England

Carolyn Merchant

The Indians’ New World

The Indians’ New World

Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal

James H. Merrell

Cuba in the American Imagination

Cuba in the American Imagination

Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Mystical Dimensions of Islam

Mystical Dimensions of Islam

Annemarie Schimmel

A Failed Empire

A Failed Empire

The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev

Vladislav M. Zubok