Southern Gateways

Southern Gateways

Welcome to UNC Press’s selection of books on all things southern. From southern food and music, Native American folktales and colorful nature guides, to books on southern history and architecture, even ghost stories and sea-faring adventures—we hope you’ll find Southern Gateways the place to find wonderful books about our part of the country.

Whether you’re planning supper or a road trip, or just want to read a good ghost story in the hammock or by the fire, these books provide the information and insight, and perhaps, inspiration to go there, do that, read more.


Below you’ll find new releases for Spring 2017. Click the categories on the left for our full lists in those subject areas.

The President's Kitchen Cabinet

The President's Kitchen Cabinet

The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Adrian Miller

Light and Air

Light and Air

The Photography of Bayard Wootten

Jerry W. Cotten, Stephen J. Fletcher

Living at the Water's Edge

Living at the Water's Edge

A Heritage Guide to the Outer Banks Byway

Barbara Garrity-Blake, Karen Willis Amspacher

The Bohemian South

The Bohemian South

Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Shawn Chandler Bingham, Lindsey A. Freeman

Country Soul

Country Soul

Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Charles L. Hughes

All the Agents and Saints

All the Agents and Saints

Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Talking Guitar

Talking Guitar

Conversations with Musicians Who Shaped Twentieth-Century American Music

Jas Obrecht

Soul Food

Soul Food

The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time

Adrian Miller

Corn

Corn

a Savor the South® cookbook

Tema Flanagan

Fruit

Fruit

a Savor the South® cookbook

Nancie McDermott

North Carolina's Barrier Islands

North Carolina's Barrier Islands

Wonders of Sand, Sea, and Sky

David Blevins

A Voice from the South

A Voice from the South

By a Black Woman of the South

Anna J. Cooper

Gertrude Weil

Gertrude Weil

Jewish Progressive in the New South

Leonard Rogoff

The Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens

The Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens

Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Rod Andrew Jr.

A Field Guide to Gettysburg

A Field Guide to Gettysburg

Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People

Carol Reardon, Tom Vossler

Theater of a Separate War

Theater of a Separate War

The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861–1865

Thomas W. Cutrer

Midnight in America

Midnight in America

Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Jonathan W. White

Through the Heart of Dixie

Through the Heart of Dixie

Sherman's March and American Memory

Anne Sarah Rubin

North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: A Roster, Volume 20

North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: A Roster, Volume 20

Generals, Staff Officers, and Militia

Matthew Brown, Michael Coffey