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THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA PRESS was founded in 1963 to advance the intellectual interests not only of the University of Virginia, but of institutions of higher learning throughout the state. A member of the Association of University Presses, UVAP currently publishes seventy new titles annually. The UVAP editorial program focuses primarily on the humanities and social sciences with special concentrations in American history, African American studies, southern studies, literature, ecocriticism, architecture, and regional books. While it continuously pursues new titles, UVAP also maintains a backlist of over 1,000 titles in print.

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I acquire books in history and politics, with a special focus on American history and politics across five centuries. I also oversee series on Early Modern German and on Southern African history and my portfolio includes academic and trade books on the history and culture of Virginia. As a transnational historian by training, I am excited about manuscripts that put historical developments in broad temporal and geographic contexts and particularly welcome examinations of Americans’ experiences and legacies abroad.

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Replanting a Slave SocietyThe Travels of Richard TraunterThe Weaker Sex in WarThe Sun of Jesús del MonteBitter Fruits of BondageIn the True Blue's WakeThe False CauseAgainst the Hounds of HellBlack SuffrageMarching MastersColossal AmbitionsElizabeth Fox-GenoveseLimited ChoicesMy Work among the FreedmenThe Permanent ResidentFemale GeniusGeorge Washington's HairThe Illimitable Freedom of the Human MindStatute Law in Colonial VirginiaJefferson on DisplayLifting Every VoicePreserving the White Man's RepublicThe Cacophony of PoliticsThe Princess of AlbemarleStrategies for SurvivalYoung AmericaThe Road to CharlestonThe Politics of CorruptionBuildings of MarylandApostles of DisunionWomen in George Washington’s WorldThe Poetic JusticeFacing FreedomLoyal Protestants and Dangerous PapistsEastern Shore Indians of Virginia and MarylandThe Urban South and the Coming of the Civil WarMaking the Early Modern MetropolisSpain and the American RevolutionFrom Independence to the U.S. ConstitutionBefore American HistoryMonacan MillenniumSex and SectsThe Price of SlaveryThe Celebrated Elizabeth SmithRedemption from TyrannyA German Barber-Surgeon in the Atlantic Slave TradeThe Peaceful Transfer of PowerFighting Political GridlockStrange BrethrenMusic and Urban Life in Baroque GermanyGold and FreedomIn the ArenaRacism in American Public LifeSlavery in the CityVirginians and Their HistoriesSouthern RightsGabriel's ConspiracyNewest Born of NationsThe Life of William FaulknerThe Devil's ArtEducated in Tyranny"The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret"Yuletide in DixieWar upon Our Border
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