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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
    £22.95

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  2. 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
    £18.50

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  3. 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
    £23.95

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  4. 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
    £18.50

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  5. The Men in My Country

    In the early 1990s, at the watershed age of thirty, Marilyn Abildskov decided she needed to start over. She accepted an offer to move from Utah to Matsumoto, Japan, to teach English. The Men in My Country is the story of an American woman living and loving in Japan. Learn More
    £24.95

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  6. Home Ice

    Home Ice combines memoir and history to explore how the mysteries of Blackhawks fandom explain big questions like tribal belonging, masculinity, and why you would ever trade Chris Chelios. Learn More
    £14.95

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  7. Happy Like This

    The characters in Happy Like This are smart girls and professional women who search for happiness in roles and relationships that are often unscripted or unconventional. The ten shimmering stories in this collection offer deeply felt, often humorous meditations on the complexity of choice and the ambiguity of happiness. Learn More
    £14.50

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  8. A Bountiful Harvest

    Lesley Loveless has selected the images that best represent the creativity of the photographer Pete Wettach and the poignancy of midwestern farm life during some of its most difficult years from the collection of tens of thousands of images left by the photographer. Learn More
    £29.95

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  9. Warblers in Your Pocket

    This newest addition to Iowa's popular series of laminated guides - the twenty-eighth in the series - illustrates the thirty-eight species of warblers that occur in the Upper Midwest states of Minnesota, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Learn More
    £9.50

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  10. 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
    £22.95

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  11. Star Attractions

    Looking at the fan magazines of Hollywood's "classic era" with fresh regarding eyes and treating them as primary sources, the contributors of this collection provide unique insights into contemporary assumptions about the relationship between fan and star, performer and viewer. Learn More
    £45.50

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  12. Still Standing

    Features several photographs, these cards showcase Midwestern barns - from square to round, wood to brick, Dutch to Swedish, occupied or abandoned, all symbolizing a way of life that was once the lifeblood of Iowa and the Midwest. Learn More
    £9.50

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  13. On the Origin of Superheroes

    Superheroes have a sprawling, action packed history that predates Superman by decades and even centuries. On the Origin of Superheroes is a quirky, personal tour of the mythology, literature, philosophy, history, and grand swirl of ideas that have permeated western culture in the centuries leading up to the first appearance of superheroes (as we know them today) in 1938. Learn More
    £14.95

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