Ivor Noël Hume’s Belzoni, an epic biography of the man who procured for the British Museum many of its most celebrated Egyptian artifacts, is among the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2012.
For nearly fifty years, no one has covered the Commonwealth like the University of Virginia Press. Order now and save 25% on William Wooldridge’s Mapping Virginia, as well as numerous other titles on colonial Virginia, the Founding Era, the antebellum south, the Civil War, and modern Virginia. A full list of titles and their discounted prices can be found here. This discount is available only with the official order form and is good through December 31, 2012.
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We were recently contacted by the son of Moreland Perkins with the news that his father had passed away. Dr. Perkins had many ties to Virginia: a Richmond native, he was educated at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Military Institute (he earned his graduate degrees at Harvard). Although best know for his philosophical work [...]
The success of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln testifies to a powerful public appetite to learn more about this remarkable chapter in our history and the man who stood at the center of it. We are now offering our 4-volume edition of Lincoln’s Legal Documents and Cases at a special 25% discount.
We were saddened to hear of the passing of Bertram Wyatt-Brown at the age of 80. Dr. Wyatt-Brown was the coeditor of Virginia’s Civil War and completed another book with us that will be published in Fall 2013.
To celebrate its 75th year, the AAUP is sponsoring the first annual University Press Week. Among the many activities commemorating the week is a series of blog posts to which 26 university presses are contributing. Each piece testifies to the dynamic and irreplaceable role university presses play in publishing. For Virginia’s contribution, we turned to one of our favorite authors, Catherine Allgor, who wrote the award-winning Parlor Politics and whose new book, The Queen of America, is just out.