Book of the Week


Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War
by Stephen Cushman
foreword by Gary W. Gallagher

"From the lilt of Lincoln’s language to the barbs of Bierce and the pageantry of Chamberlain, Belligerent Muse takes readers into the complicated literary history of how the war was spun and how a national bloodletting transformed the writing of history and the history of writing in the United States."
--Stephen Berry, University of Georgia
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Civil War Titles Coming in Fall 2013

UNC Press is excited to fill you in on the new upcoming Civil War books from the Fall 2013 catalog. [...]

Preview: C-SPAN’s coverage of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary

July 1st marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, and to kick of the celebration C-SPAN’s American History TV will be live all day long from the battlefield on June 30th. The weekly program “American Artifacts” has produced a 30-minute special, “The Monuments at Gettysburg,” where Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler take viewers around Gettysburg and showcase nine of their favorite monuments. [...]

Our Holiday Sale Is in Full Swing: Save 30% on all books

This holiday season, we’re offering 30% off every book on our list—no exceptions! And if you order $75, shipping is free. [...]

Fall sale now underway! Save 50% on select titles

Throughout the fall, we’re offering 50% off selected titles. Enter 01SALE12 at checkout. Spend $75.00 and the shipping is free. [...]

New Books Coming Fall 2012

New books by James McPherson, David Cecelski, and Bland Simpson, plus new paperbacks by George Rable and Judith Giesberg to be published in fall 2012. [...]