Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia

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. All editorial work, including acquisitions, for Institute books is done under the direction of Paul W. Mapp, Interim Editor of Books.