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University Press of Mississippi

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  • Fish and Wildlife Managementby Adam T. Rohnke; James L. Cummins

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 50.00

    Featuring over five hundred illustrations and forty tables, this book is a collection of in-depth discussions by a tremendous range of experts on topics related to wildlife and fisheries management in Mississippi. Beginning with foundational chapters on natural resource history and conservation planning, the authors discuss the delicate balance between... more...

  • Global Faulknerby Melanie R Benson; Manuel Broncano; Keith Cartwright; Leigh Anne Duck; Annette Trefzer; Ann J Abadie

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 55.00

    Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner?s time? Was he aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how interested was Faulkner in the global scheme of things?. The contributors to Global Faulkner suggest that a global context is helpful for recognizing the broader... more...

  • The Glenbuchat Balladsby David Buchan; James Moreira; Robert Scott

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 60.00

    Sometime in the early nineteenth century, most likely in the year 1818, the Reverend Robert Scott, minister of the parish of Glenbuchat in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, compiled a collection of traditional ballads that until now has not been published. Most of the ballad collections produced during the Scottish Romantic Revival were eventually anthologized... more...

  • Faulkners Inheritanceby Joseph R Urgo; Ann J Abadie

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 50.00

    Essays by Susan V. Donaldson, Lael Gold, Adam Gussow, Martin Kreiswirth, Jay Parini, Noel Polk, Judith L. Sensibar, Jon Smith, and Priscilla Wald. William Faulkner once said that the writer "collects his material all his life from everything he reads, from everything he listens to, everything he sees, and he stores that away in sort of a filing... more...

  • Understanding Mental Retardationby Patricia Ainsworth; Pamela C Baker

    University Press of Mississippi 2004; US$ 14.00

    CONSUMER HEALTH-->. What measures can parents and advocates take to insure that people who have mental retardation live full, rewarding lives from infancy to old age?. Understanding Mental Retardation explores a diverse group of disorders from their biological roots to the everyday challenges faced by this special population and their families.... more...

  • New Orleans Sketchesby William Faulkner; Carvel Collins

    University Press of Mississippi 2002; US$ 18.00

    In 1925 William Faulkner began his professional writing career in earnest while living in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He had published a volume of poetry ( The Marble Faun ), had written a few book reviews, and had contributed sketches to the University of Mississippi student newspaper. He had served a stint in the Royal Canadian Air Corps and... more...

  • Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnuttby Susan Prothro Wright; Ernestine Pickens Glass

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00

    Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt is a collection that reevaluates Chesnutt's deft manipulation of the "passing" theme to expand understanding of the author's fiction and nonfiction. Nine contributors apply a variety of theories---including intertextual, signifying/discourse analysis, narratological, formal, psychoanalytical,... more...

  • Emmett Till and the Mississippi Pressby Davis W Houck; Matthew A Grindy

    University Press of Mississippi 2008; US$ 40.00

    Employing never-before-used historical materials, the au-thors of Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press reveal how Mississippi journalists both expressed and shaped public opinion in the aftermath of the 1955 Emmett Till murder. Combing small-circulation weeklies as well as large-circulation dailies, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy analyze the... more...

  • Understanding Dental Healthby Francis G. Serio; Charles E. Hawley

    University Press of Mississippi 1998; US$ 14.00

    Looking into your mouth is like looking under the hood of your car. Both are dark and mysterious places. Unfortunately, unlike your car, your mouth did not come with a guide to operation and repair. This book can serve as an "owner's manual," for it was written for those who hope to understand the mouth and how to keep it healthy. It... more...

  • Sam Myersby Sam Myers; Jeff Horton

    University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 50.00

    Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story recounts the life of bluesman Sam Myers (1936-2006), as told in his own words to author Jeff Horton. Myers grew up visually handicapped in the Jim Crow South and left home to attend the state school for the blind at Piney Woods. Myers's intense desire to become a musician and a scholarship from the American Conservatory... more...