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The Superhero Reader

Despite their commercial appeal and cross-media reach, superheroes are only recently starting to...

A playful look at one of Mississippi's iconic landmarks

Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States

Exploring American Folk Music

Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States

Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States ...

Walt before Mickey: Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928

Walt before Mickey

Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928

The untold story of ten critical, formative years in the great producer's life

Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Oil and Water

Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

How the media handled coverage and shaped understanding of two massive and ongoing catastrophes

Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

This book presents the fullest account yet written of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the...

Cajun and Creole Folktales: The French Oral Tradition of South Louisiana

Cajun and Creole Folktales

The French Oral Tradition of South Louisiana

The largest and most diverse collection of Louisiana folktales ever published

Understanding Child Sexual Abuse

The number of confirmed cases of child sexual abuse in the United States rose from 6,000 in 1976 to...

The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood’s Leading Genre

The Comic Book Film Adaptation

Exploring Modern Hollywood’s Leading Genre

The first study of how the comic book moved to the center of Hollywood film production in the...

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Prison Power

How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

How iconic autobiographies found incarceration pivotal to the transition between civil rights and...