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University of Iowa Press

University of Iowa Press publishes reference and course books for scholars and students in the areas of archaeology, American studies, American history, literary studies, theatre studies, and the craft of writing. For general readers its publishing list includes works of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry anthologies, books on the archaeology and natural history of the Midwest, cookbooks, letters and diaries, biographies, memoirs, regional history, and collections of historic and contemporary photographs.


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  1. The Ladies' Etiquette Handbook

    This work can be read as a testament to the growing division between social classes and, at the same time, a reflection of the middle classes overwhelming desire to cross social lines through the graces of fine etiquette. Learn More
    £29.95

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  2. Teaching Tainted Lit

    Popular American fiction has now secured a routine position in the higher education classroom despite its historic status as culturally suspect. This newfound respect and inclusion have almost certainly changed the pedagogical landscape, and Teaching Tainted Lit explores that altered terrain. Learn More
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  3. In Dylan Town

    For fifty years, the music, words, story, and fans of Bob Dylan have fascinated David Gaines. Talking with students, exchanging Dylan trivia with fellow fans, or cheering on fan musicians doing Dylan covers during the Dylan Days festival, Gaines shows that, for many people, being a fan of popular culture couples serious critical and creative engagement with heartfelt commitment. Learn More
    £18.50

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  4. Superhero Thought Experiments

    Examining the deep philosophical topics addressed in superhero comics, authors Gavaler and Goldberg read plot lines for the complex thought experiments they contain and analyse their implications as if the comic authors were philosophers. Learn More
    £24.50

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  5. Metamedia

    Does literature need the book? With electronic texts and reading devices growing increasingly popular, the codex is no longer the default format of fiction. Yet as Alexander Starre shows in Metamedia, American literature has rediscovered the book as an artistic medium after the first ebook hype in the late 1990s. Learn More
    £59.95

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  6. Austentatious

    Explores online fan spaces in search of "Janeites" all over the world to discover what fans are making, how fans are sharing their work, and why it matters that so many women and non-binary individuals find a haven not only in Jane Austen, but also in Jane Austen fandom. Learn More
    £29.95

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  7. Exploiting Fandom

    As more and more fans rush online to share their thoughts on their favorite shows or video games, they might feel like the process of providing feedback is empowering. However, as fan studies scholar Mel Stanfill argues, these industry invitations for fan participation indicate not greater fan power but rather greater fan usefulness. Learn More
    £81.95

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  8. Memoirs of a Cold War Son

    A memoir of American boyhood during World War II. Gaines Post was a gangly, bespectacled teenager preparing to spend a year in Paris with his father and elder brother. His story is one of high school years spent in Wisconsin, and of Camus-influenced undergraduate years at Cornell University. Learn More
    £31.95

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  9. Ancient Nasca Settlement and Society

    Nasca society arose on the south coast of Peru 2000 years ago and evolved over the course of the next 700 years. This text examines the range of sites occupied by the people responsible for some of the most exquisite art and ingenious hydraulic engineering of the pre-Columbian world. Learn More
    £65.50

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  10. Tales from an Uncertain World

    So far, humanity hasn't done very well in addressing the ongoing climate catastrophe. Veteran science educator L.S. Gardiner believes we can learn to do better by understanding how we've dealt with other types of environmental risks in the past and why we are dragging our feet in addressing this most urgent emergency. Learn More
    £21.95

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  11. India's Organic Farming Revolution

    Should you buy organic food? Is it just a status symbol, or is it really better for us? Is it really better for the environment? What about organic produce grown thousands of miles from our kitchens, or on massive corporately owned farms? Is “local” or “small-scale” better? Sapna Thottathil calls on us to rethink the politics of organic food by focusing on what it means for the people who grow and sell it - for their health, the health of their environment, and also their economic and political well-being. Learn More
    £20.95

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  12. A Wrestling Life 2

    When most people think of the celebrated greatness that is Coach Dan Gable, they think of an almost mythic intensity toward wrestling. Expanding upon Gable's first collection of stories, A Wrestling Life 2 goes a little deeper into the mindset and life events that have shaped the man, the wrestler, and the coach. Learn More
    £16.50

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  13. The University of Iowa Guide to Campus Architecture

    In thIs guIde to the University of Iowa’s architecture, John Beldon Scott and Rodney P. Lehnertz discuss and illustrate an ensemble of buildings whose stylistic diversity reflects the breadth of Iowa’s contributions to research, education, and creative activities. Learn More
    £21.95

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  14. Disney's Star Wars

    Covering the period from Disney's purchase through the release of The Force Awakens, the book reveals how fans anticipated, interpreted, and responded to the steady stream of production stories, gossip, marketing materials, merchandise, and other sources in the build-up to the movie's release. Learn More

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  15. The Guide to Iowa's State Preserves

    This guide to all 90 Iowa state preserves - biological, geological, archaeological, historical, and scenic - describes the state's most treasured prairies and forests, quartzite outcrops and ice caves, and Indian mounds and wetlands as well as historic sites as Fort Atkinson and Mountauk. Learn More
    £23.95

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