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
Michael Weeks is a lecturer of history at Utah Valley University. His book Cattle Beet Capital (Nebraska, 2022) is now available. From the Introduction Few companies in the American West articulate the agricultural transformations of the twentieth century more completely than … Continue reading Excerpt: Cattle Beet Capital
Susan Elizabeth Ramírez is the Neville G. Penrose Chair of History and Latin American Studies at Texas Christian University. She is the author of several books, including To Feed and Be Fed: The Cosmological Bases of Authority and Identity in the Andes and A History … Continue reading Excerpt: In Praise of the Ancestors
Gerald R. Gems is a professor emeritus of kinesiology at North Central College. He is the author and editor of several books, including Before Jackie Robinson: The Transcendent Role of Black Sporting Pioneers (Nebraska, 2017) and The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism (Nebraska, … Continue reading Excerpt: Sports and Aging
Derek Moscato is an associate professor of journalism at Western Washington University. The following is an excerpt from his book Dirt Persuasion (Nebraska, 2022). Chapter One: A Pipeline Runs Through It Nearly three hours west of Omaha, in the heart of … Continue reading Excerpt: Dirt Persuasion
Samantha M. Williams is a writer and historian who focuses on the history of the Native American boarding school system. She earned a PhD in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and served as a research consultant for the … Continue reading Excerpt: Assimilation, Resilience, and Survival
The following books are available from our imprint, Potomac Books. Read below to learn more about these new releases! Troubling the Water by Abby Seiff Troubling the Water follows ordinary Cambodians coping with the rapid erasure of a long-held way of life. … Continue reading New from Potomac Books!