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University Press of Mississippi

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  • Understanding Panic and Other Anxiety Disordersby Benjamin Root

    University Press of Mississippi 2000; US$ 14.00

    A patient's guide to panic disorder, panic attacks, and other stress-related maladies. Download Plain Text version. Twenty years ago panic disorder was often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. Its symptoms frequently mimicked non-psychiatric diseases, making it a mystery to both doctors and patients. Sufferers filled emergency rooms and doctors'... 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...

  • Deadhouseby John Temple

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 22.00

    See the author's Web site. Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner's Office chronicles the exploits of a diverse team of investigators at a coroner's office in Pittsburgh. Ed Strimlan is a doctor who never got to practice medicine. Instead he discovers how people died. Mike Chichwak is a stolid ex-paramedic, respected around the office for his compassion... more...

  • Pearl Harbor Jazzby Peter Townsend

    University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 50.00

    This book is a study of a crucial period in the life of American jazz and popular music. Pearl Harbor Jazz analyses the changes in the world of the professional musician brought about both by the outbreak of World War II and by long-term changes in the music business, in popular taste and in American society itself. It describes how the infrastructure... more...

  • Lockstep and Danceby Linda Tucker

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 50.00

    Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture examines popular culture's reliance on long-standing stereotypes of black men as animalistic, hypersexual, dangerous criminals, whose bodies, dress, actions, attitudes, and language both repel and attract white audiences. Author Linda G. Tucker studies this trope in the images of well-known... more...

  • Voodoo Queenby Martha Ward

    University Press of Mississippi 2004; US$ 30.00

    Biography ¨ Voodoo-->. Each year, thousands of pilgrims visit the celebrated New Orleans tomb where Marie Laveau is said to lie. They seek her favors or fear her lingering influence. Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau is the first study of the Laveaus, mother and daughter of the same name. Both were legendary leaders of religious... more...

  • Bohemian New Orleansby Jeff Weddle

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 30.00

    In 1960, Jon Edgar and Louise "Gypsy Lou" Webb founded Loujon Press on Royal Street in New Orleans's French Quarter. The small publishing house quickly became a giant. Heralded by the Village Voice and the New York Times as one of the best of its day, the Outsider , the press's literary review, featured, among others, Charles Bukowski,... more...

  • The Mississippi Cookbookby Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service

    University Press of Mississippi 1972; US$ 25.00

    Appetizers / Beverages / Breads / Cakes / Candy and Cookies / Desserts / Meats / Pies and Pastry / Salads / Soups / Vegetables / Wild Game. The Mississippi Cookbook was prepared in an attempt to collect, make available, and thus preserve the favorite recipes of fine cooks throughout Mississippi. Over 7,000 recipes were collected from all areas of the... 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...

  • 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...