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University of Georgia Press, The

As the oldest (founded in 1938) and largest publishing house in Georgia, and one of the largest publishing houses in the American South, the University of Georgia Press publishes 70-80 titles each year, in a range of academic disciplines as well as books of interest to the general reader, and has nearly a thousand titles in print.

Imprints include: Brown Thrasher Books, The Works of Tobias Smollett and Southern Women: Their Lives and Times.


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  1. Striking Beauties

    Apparel manufacturing in the American South is an important but often overlooked industry that connects the disparate concerns of women's history, southern cultural history, and labour history. Michelle Haberland examines its essential features and the varied experiences of its workers during the industry's expansion from the late 1930s to the demise of its southern branch at the end of the twentieth century. Learn More
    £74.95

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  2. Art of the Cherokee

    Discusses the transforming events in Cherokee art history such as the entry of European explorers into the Southeast, the Trail of Tears, the American Civil War, and the signing of treaties with the US government. This illustrated work features some of the finest examples of Cherokee art in private, corporate, and museum collections. Learn More
    £27.95

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  3. Walking in the Land of Many Gods

    How are we placed on Earth? What is our relationship to the world around us, and how does our thinking affect the way we relate to the world? We are entrapped, says A. James Wohlpart, by what Martin Heidegger calls "enframing" a worldview that considers all objects as mere resources for our use. Walking in the Land of Many Gods envisions a new way of thinking about the world, one grounded in a moral imagination reconnected to Earth. Learn More
    £65.50

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  4. Brothers in Clay

    The story of Georgia's rich folk pottery tradition, covering the historical forces that shaped it and the families and individual artisans who keep it alive. Drawing on interviews with practising potters, the author includes detailed explanations of turning, glazing and firing processes. Learn More
    £32.95

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  5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

    This is the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., a work that has not been widely available in complete form for more than two hundred years. Published in 1787, some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. Learn More
    £31.95

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  6. American Plants for American Gardens

    This text emphasises the links between ecology, aesthetics, nature and design. It looks at the practical application of ecological principles to the selection of plant groups, that are suited to a particular climate, soil, topography and lighting. It focuses on vegetation in the northeastern US. Learn More
    £34.50

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  7. A Century of Early Ecocriticism

    This anthology looks beyond the recent interest in the relationship between literature and the environment to the earliest ecocritical works written between 1864 and 1964. Mazel argues that these early ecocritics played a crucial role in the development of environmentalism. Learn More
    £28.95

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  8. Inspired Georgia

    Offers a unique collection of Georgia's contemporary poets and photographers that engages the history and culture of the state, while serving as a document of some of the best and most powerful pieces penned by Georgia poets and images shot by Georgia photographers in recent years. Learn More
    £32.95

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  9. Animals and Why They Matter

    Examines the barriers that our philosophical traditions have erected between human beings and animals and reveals that the too-often ridiculed subject of animal rights is an issue crucially related to such problems within the human community as racism, sexism, and age discrimination. Learn More
    £21.50

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  10. A Peculiar Humanism

    Assessing the judicial use of oratory in reviewing slave cases and the struggle to fashion a humanist jurisprudence on slavery despite the restraints placed on judicial advocacy, this work examines the public addresses, judicial narratives and private papers of 69 appellate judges. Learn More
    £37.50

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  11. The Flatness and Other Landscape

    Here, the flatness of the American Midwest becomes the author's canvas for a rendering of midwestern culture and history. Learn More
    £18.95

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  12. Carpet Capital

    Dalton, Georgia, dominates carpet production in the United States, manufacturing 70 percent of the domestic product. This study ranges over 50 years to detail the unique environment of co-operation and competition in Dalton that fostered the rise of homegrown industry. Learn More
    £21.50

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  13. The Empires' Edge

    Due to China's rising economic and military strength, North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launches, tense international disputes over small island groups in the seas around Asia, and the US pivoting a majority of its military forces to the region, the islands of the western Pacific have increasingly become the centre of global attention. The Empires' Edge examines the tremendous damage the militarization of the Pacific has wrought on its people and environments. Learn More
    £55.95

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  14. The Dominican Republic and the United States

    This study of the political, economic and socio-cultural relationship between the Dominican Republic and the United States follows its evolution from the middle of the nineteenth century to the mid-1990s, and deals with the interplay of these dimensions from each country's perspective and in both private and public interaction. Learn More
    £28.95

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