Brenden W. Rensink is Associate Director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies and Associate Professor of History at Brigham Young University. He is author of the award-winning book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North … Continue reading From the Desk of Brenden W. Rensink: Engaging the Present with the Past
We’re pleased to share our new Spring / Summer 2023 seasonal catalog! Browse the online version to see forthcoming titles from Nebraska, Bison Books, Potomac Books, the Jewish Publication Society, and The Backwaters Press. Visit our NetGalley page for a … Continue reading Introducing the Spring / Summer 2023 Seasonal Catalog
As we come to a close on this year, we’re excited to share a preview of some of our forthcoming 2023 books. Continental Reckoning by Elliott West Continental Reckoning (Nebraska, February) presents a sweeping narrative of the American West and … Continue reading Books to Watch out for in 2023
Ella Cara Deloria (1889–1971), a member of a prominent Yankton Sioux family, was born on the Yankton Reservation and lived as a child on the Standing Rock Reservation. She studied at Columbia University and is the author of three other books, … Continue reading Excerpt: The Dakota Way of Life
Save 40% off books in honor of Hanukkah as well as a selection of the Jewish Publication Society’s recently released titles. Enter 6CH22 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires December … Continue reading Hanukkah Sale with the Jewish Publication Society!
Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt is emerita vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college and professor emerita of anthropology at Agnes Scott College. She is the author of numerous books, including Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist (Nebraska, 2019) and American Folklore … Continue reading Excerpt: Franz Boas: Shaping Anthropology and Fostering Social Justice
Happy Holidays from the University of Nebraska Press! Great books make great gifts, so for the rest of the year, until December 31, 2022, our entire catalog is available for 50% OFF. This sale includes over 4,000 books, so there’s something for … Continue reading Holiday Sale!
Congratulations to Jason Cannon, author of Charlie Murphy, and Judith R. Hiltner and James R. Walker, authors of Red Barber! They are finalists for the 2022 CASEY Award. Each year Spitball Magazine presents an award for the best baseball book … Continue reading Announcing the 2022 CASEY Award Finalists
The University of Nebraska Press is pleased to announce the selection of the first book in the new fiction series, Zero Street. Forget I Told You This by Hilary Zaid will be published September 1, 2023. Forget I Told You … Continue reading Announcing the first book in the Zero Street Fiction series
Geoffrey D. Kimball is an independent scholar. He is the author of Koasati Dictionary (Nebraska, 1994), Koasati Grammar (Nebraska, 1991), and translator of Kosati Traditional Narratives (Nebraska, 2010). His new book Yukhíti Kóy (Nebraska, 2022) is now available. Introduction The Atakapa language is attested … Continue reading Excerpt: Yukhíti Kóy