Close

All
{comment}

Thomas W. Benson

Folklore

James Hardin

Chief Justiceships of the US Supreme Court

Charles W. Kegley, Jr. and Donald J. Puchala

Linda Wagner-Martin

Women's & Gender Studies

Matthew J. Bruccoli

David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, and John White

David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, and W. Scott Poole

Kim Jeffcoat/SCCCBL

Pat Conroy

Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.

Herbert A. Johnson, series editor

Gleeson, Lewis, and White

David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, John White

Hagstette, Todd

Bennett Fu, Paul Allen Miller, Chi-she Li

Mother's Day

Special Sale

South Carolina History & Culture

Travelogue & Essays

Movement Rhetoric, Rhetoric's Movements

Bestseller

https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/ecom/MasterServlet/AddToCartFromExternalHandler?item=9781643360881&domain=www.sc.edu

Accessable Books

Active Series

African American Studies

American Civil War Classics

American Revolution

Architecture

Architecture & Engineering

Art & Photography

Belle Baruch Marine Science

Bestsellers

Books

Business & Economics

Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World

This series represents a long-standing publishing partnership between the University of South Carolina Press and the College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Program, from which the series derives its name. Books in the series draw attention to the circulation of people, goods, and ideas throughout the Atlantic World. This research views the land and people who bordered the Atlantic as forming an integrated system, with the vast ocean between them serving as a means of movement and connection—sometimes forced—rather than distance and division. As the series name implies, the editors are particularly interested in work that understands and situates the Carolina Lowcountry as a node within this Atlantic World system, but also welcome manuscripts on Atlantic Studies topics more generally.

Series Editors

  • Simon Lewis, College of Charleston
  • Sandra Slater, College of Charleston
  • John White, College of Charleston

Editorial Board

  • Sir Hilary Beckles, University of the West Indies
  • David Gleeson, University of Northumbria
  • Ahmad Green-Hayes, Northwestern University
  • Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University
  • Sarah Owens, College of Charleston
  • Jennifer Palmer, University of Georgia
  • Edgardo Perez-Morales, University of Southern California–Dornsife
  • Gregory Smithers, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Assan Sarr, Ohio State University
  • Rebecca Shumway, University of Wisconsin
  • Randy Sparks, Tulane University
  • Michael D. Thompson, University of Tennessee–Chattanooga
  • Andrew Wehrman, Central Michigan University

Proposal Submissions

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact:

Ehren Foley, USC Press acquisitions editor: ehrenfoley@sc.edu or 803-777-9055

Chief Justiceships of the United States Supreme Court

Children's Literature

Civil Rights

Civil War

Cooking & Culinary History

Cultural Frames

Cultural Frames, Framing Culture

Cultural Studies & Sociology

Cultures of Resistance

 width=

“Cultures of Resistance” is a new book series in the field of Black Studies that seeks to expand traditional understandings of the forums and mechanisms of activism. It will include an exploration of cultural production and its role in generating, shaping, and sustaining the pursuit of social justice and social change. Books in the series will explore the multiple venues where political action occurs, not just through traditional protest or at the ballot box, but through the art, music, literature, cultural expression, and ideas of ordinary people in struggle.

This interdisciplinary series will include topics from across the humanities. Geographically, series editors are interested in manuscripts that examine cultures of resistance in the United States and all parts of the African Diaspora. The editors are especially interested in work of engaged scholarship that has the potential to reach a broad audience. They are open not only to traditional monographs, but also digital projects and other forms of innovative storytelling. Intersectional perspectives are encouraged.

Series Editors

Courtney R. Baker is an associate professor of English at the University of California, Riverside.

Tyina Steptoe is an associate professor of history at the University of Arizona.

Qiana Whitted is a professor of English and African American studies at the University of South Carolina. 


Proposal Submissions

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact one of the following:

East-West Encounters in Literature and Cultural Studies

East-West Encounters in Literature and Cultural Studies is a new interdisciplinary and collaborative book series jointly published by National Taiwan University Press and the University of South Carolina Press.

This innovative English-language series focuses on scholarly works in a range of fields, such as language, literature, drama, and cultural studies—including precolonial, colonial, modern, and contemporary East-West contact—and will provide an international forum for cutting-edge research.

The series editors welcome monographs written in English or other languages translated into English. Anthologies of edited essays with a coherent, thematic focus may also be considered.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Colonial literature in the countries of the Asian-Pacific Rim
  • Globalized encounters in media other than literature (e.g. films and new media)
  • Transpacific or transatlantic cultural or literary routes/roots
  • New cultural identities in literature in neocolonial and global Asia
  • Contacts between Asia and Europe or the Americas, including imaginary encounters of the East in the West
  • Theoretical paradigms of globality, worlding, cosmopolitanism, or innovative paradigms of cultural influences and exchange
  • Convergences and divergences of exile, diaspora, and expatriation in literature/film
  • Asian diasporic writing in the new millennium
  • Cultural translations of Sinophone, Anglophone, Francophone and/or Hispanophone literatures
  • Settlement colonialism and Asia
  • Comparative theater/drama
  • Cross-lingual studies

Series Editors

Paul Allen Miller, Ph.D. is Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of South Carolina.

Bennett Yu-Hsiang Fu, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures at National Taiwan University.

Chi-she Li, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures at National Taiwan University. 


Proposal Submissions

All submissions will be assessed by the series editors and reviewed by anonymous readers. Please send a book prospectus, the author’s CV, and a sample chapter to the series editors. Once the first-stage assessment is completed and positive, the series editors may request a completed manuscript for review. The manuscript should employ the most current MLA format.

For additional information, contact one of the following:

ebook

Environmental & Historic Preservation

Events

Fiction & Folklore

First Cookbooks of America

Forthcoming

Gift Ideas

Governing the Global Commons

hardcover

Historians in Conversation

History/African American

Inactive Series

James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series

Literary Studies

Literature/American

Literature/Fiction & Folklore

Maritime History

Mary Lee Settle Collection

Memoir & Biography

Military History

Movement Rhetoric Rhetoric's Movements

Movement Rhetoric/Rhetoric’s Movements is a new series from the University of South Carolina Press that seeks to deepen our understanding of explicit and implicit arguments and modes of communication by studying past and present social movements through rhetorical frameworks. In an era characterized by the emergence of political, social, and economic movements begun and enacted through digital means, it has become clear that the work of past social movements is not yet done; new social justice and grassroots movements have emerged, linked by their vital and digital urgency. By examining how rhetoric moves, in terms of circulation, uptake, and in relation to how and why individuals, collectives, and institutions are moved, changed, and transformed, we point the way to a more equal and equitable world.

In addition to studies of movements themselves, we welcome analyses of social communicative actions that are driven by corporate and economic interests and of reactionary movements that may help us better understand rhetorical and material impediments to these goals. While the focus of the series will be on rhetorical work that advances the discipline in relation to theory, criticism, and praxis, compelling projects that explore movement rhetoric and/or rhetoric’s movement(s) at the intersections of rhetoric and media studies/new materialism, public relations, communication studies, science/technology, or sociology are also welcome. With this series, UofSC Press looks forward to building on a longstanding reputation in the field of rhetoric and communication and its cross-disciplinary commitment to studies of civil rights and social justice.

Series Editor

Victoria J. Gallagher is a professor in the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University and principal investigator of the Virtual Martin Luther King project.

Series Advisory Board

  • Brigitta Brunner-Johnson, Auburn University
  • Christina V. Cedillo, University of Houston–Clear Lake
  • Patricia Davis, Northeastern University
  • Pat J. Gehrke, University of South Carolina
  • Randy Lake, University of Southern California
  • Keith Miller, Arizona State University
  • Eric King Watts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Emily Winderman, University of Minnesota

Proposal Submissions

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact one of the following:

Meet the Series Editor

Watch the series editor Vicki Gallagher provide an overview of our new series, Movement Rhetoric/Rhetoric's Movements.

Music & Theater

New & Noteworthy

News

Outdoors & Nature

Palmetto Poetry Series

paperback

Poetry

Political Science

Projects of the Simms Initiatives

Psychology, Medicine & Science

Reconstruction Era

Reconstruction Reconsidered

This new book series will explore new directions in the historiography of the Reconstruction era focusing on work that expands on our understanding of the period temporally, geographically, and thematically. The series will seek to publish a rich variety of perspectives and methodologies with the aim of better understanding this complicated and often misunderstood period of our nation’s history. The legacies of Reconstruction continue to shape so many of our contemporary debates about the nature of American citizenship and society, and this series will open a window into both our past and our present.

Having played a central role in the Reconstruction project, South Carolina has helped shape the public memory of the era and preserve its history. Today the state is home to noteworthy landmarks, memorials, and institutes of higher learning that honor the era and support our ever-evolving conversations about race. Beaufort, South Carolina, is home to the Reconstruction Era National Park that was established in 2017, as well as the Institute for the Study of the Reconstruction Era at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. The Press and the series editors will pursue collaborative partnerships with these and other entities to enhance the reach of engaged scholarship that can speak to a diverse audience.

Series Editors

J. Brent Morris is professor of history at Clemson University. His books include Dismal Freedom: A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp, and Yes Lord, I Know the Road: A Documentary History of African Americans in South Carolina, 1528–2008.

Hilary N. Green is James B. Duke Professor of Africana Studies at Davidson College and the author of Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865–1890.

Proposal Submissions

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact one of the following:

Reference & Guides

Religious Studies

Rhetoric & Communication

Seasonal Catalogs

Series

Social Problems and Social Issues

South Carolina

South Carolina Encyclopedia Guides

South Carolina Poetry Book Prize

Southern Classics

Southern History

Southern Revivals

Story River Books

Studies in American History

Studies in Communication Process

Studies in Comparative Religion

Studies in Industrial Relations

Studies in International Relations

Studies in Maritime History

Studies in Rhetoric & Communication

Studies on Personalities of the New Testament

Studies on Personalities of the Old Testament

Subject Catalogs

The James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series

Travelogues & Essays

U.S. History

Understanding Contemporary American Literature

The Understanding Contemporary American Literature series was founded by Matthew J. Bruccoli (1931–2008) who envisioned these volumes as guides or companions for students as well as good nonacademic readers, a legacy that continues as new volumes are developed to fill in gaps among the more than 100 series volumes published to date and to embrace a host of new writers only now making their marks on our literature.

As Bruccoli explained, “the word understanding in the titles was chosen deliberately. Many willing readers lack an adequate understanding of how contemporary literature works; that is, of what the author is attempting to express and the means by which it is conveyed.” Aimed at fostering this understanding of good literature and good writers, the criticism and analysis in the series provide instruction in how to read certain contemporary writers—explicating their material, language, structures, themes, and perspectives—and facilitate a more profitable experience of the works under discussion.

In the twenty-first century Bruccoli’s prescience gives us an avenue to publish expert critiques of significant contemporary American writing. The series continues to map the literary landscape and to provide both instruction and enjoyment, with recent additions including Truman Capote, James Baldwin, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Randall Kenan. Future volumes will seek to introduce new voices alongside long-established favorites, to chronicle the changing literature of our times, and to remain, as Bruccoli conceived, contemporary in the best sense of the word.

Series Editor

Linda Wagner-Martin

Founding Series Editor

Matthew J. Bruccoli

Proposal Submissions

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact one of the following:

Understanding Contemporary British Literature

The Understanding Contemporary British Literature series introduces readers to authors and books that have defined and are defining today’s literary landscape in the United Kingdom and around the world. For scholars, teachers, students, and interested readers, books in the series provide an indispensable birds-eye view of the oeuvre of a single author. They offer much-needed brief and accessible introductions to long-established favorites as well as emerging writers, and in some cases are the first books devoted to their subject, becoming essential resources for researchers at all levels.

Founding Series Editor

Matthew J. Bruccoli

Proposal Submissions 

Authors interested in submitting proposals should review the submission guidelines and contact:

Aurora Bell, USC Press acquisitions editor: aurorab@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-4859

Understanding Modern European and Latin American Literature

William Gilmore Simms Initiatives

Women's Diaries and Letters of the South

World History

World Literature

Young Palmetto Books

Currently Viewing: All

Currently Viewing: Thomas W. Benson

Currently Viewing: Folklore

Currently Viewing: James Hardin

Currently Viewing: Chief Justiceships of the US Supreme Court

Currently Viewing: Charles W. Kegley, Jr. and Donald J. Puchala

Currently Viewing: Linda Wagner-Martin

Currently Viewing: Women's & Gender Studies

Currently Viewing: Matthew J. Bruccoli

Currently Viewing: David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, and John White

Currently Viewing: David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, and W. Scott Poole

Currently Viewing: Kim Jeffcoat/SCCCBL

Currently Viewing: Pat Conroy

Currently Viewing: Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr.

Currently Viewing: Herbert A. Johnson, series editor

Currently Viewing: Gleeson, Lewis, and White

Currently Viewing: David Gleeson, Simon Lewis, John White

Currently Viewing: Hagstette, Todd

Currently Viewing: Bennett Fu, Paul Allen Miller, Chi-she Li

Currently Viewing: Mother's Day

Currently Viewing: Special Sale

Currently Viewing: South Carolina History & Culture

Currently Viewing: Travelogue & Essays

Currently Viewing: Movement Rhetoric, Rhetoric's Movements

Currently Viewing: Bestseller

Currently Viewing: https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/ecom/MasterServlet/AddToCartFromExternalHandler?item=9781643360881&domain=www.sc.edu

Currently Viewing: Accessable Books

Currently Viewing: Active Series

Currently Viewing: African American Studies

Currently Viewing: American Civil War Classics

Currently Viewing: American Revolution

Currently Viewing: Architecture

Currently Viewing: Architecture & Engineering

Currently Viewing: Art & Photography

Currently Viewing: Belle Baruch Marine Science

Currently Viewing: Bestsellers

Currently Viewing: Books

Currently Viewing: Business & Economics

Currently Viewing: Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World

Currently Viewing: Chief Justiceships of the United States Supreme Court

Currently Viewing: Children's Literature

Currently Viewing: Civil Rights

Currently Viewing: Civil War

Currently Viewing: Cooking & Culinary History

Currently Viewing: Cultural Frames

Currently Viewing: Cultural Frames, Framing Culture

Currently Viewing: Cultural Studies & Sociology

Currently Viewing: Cultures of Resistance

Currently Viewing: East-West Encounters in Literature and Cultural Studies

Currently Viewing: ebook

Currently Viewing: Environmental & Historic Preservation

Currently Viewing: Events

Currently Viewing: Fiction & Folklore

Currently Viewing: First Cookbooks of America

Currently Viewing: Forthcoming

Currently Viewing: Gift Ideas

Currently Viewing: Governing the Global Commons

Currently Viewing: hardcover

Currently Viewing: Historians in Conversation

Currently Viewing: History/African American

Currently Viewing: Inactive Series

Currently Viewing: James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series

Currently Viewing: Literary Studies

Currently Viewing: Literature/American

Currently Viewing: Literature/Fiction & Folklore

Currently Viewing: Maritime History

Currently Viewing: Mary Lee Settle Collection

Currently Viewing: Memoir & Biography

Currently Viewing: Military History

Currently Viewing: Movement Rhetoric Rhetoric's Movements

Currently Viewing: Music & Theater

Currently Viewing: New & Noteworthy

Currently Viewing: News

Currently Viewing: Outdoors & Nature

Currently Viewing: Palmetto Poetry Series

Currently Viewing: paperback

Currently Viewing: Poetry

Currently Viewing: Political Science

Currently Viewing: Projects of the Simms Initiatives

Currently Viewing: Psychology, Medicine & Science

Currently Viewing: Reconstruction Era

Currently Viewing: Reconstruction Reconsidered

Currently Viewing: Reference & Guides

Currently Viewing: Religious Studies

Currently Viewing: Rhetoric & Communication

Currently Viewing: Seasonal Catalogs

Currently Viewing: Series

Currently Viewing: Social Problems and Social Issues

Currently Viewing: South Carolina

Currently Viewing: South Carolina Encyclopedia Guides

Currently Viewing: South Carolina Poetry Book Prize

Currently Viewing: Southern Classics

Currently Viewing: Southern History

Currently Viewing: Southern Revivals

Currently Viewing: Story River Books

Currently Viewing: Studies in American History

Currently Viewing: Studies in Communication Process

Currently Viewing: Studies in Comparative Religion

Currently Viewing: Studies in Industrial Relations

Currently Viewing: Studies in International Relations

Currently Viewing: Studies in Maritime History

Currently Viewing: Studies in Rhetoric & Communication

Currently Viewing: Studies on Personalities of the New Testament

Currently Viewing: Studies on Personalities of the Old Testament

Currently Viewing: Subject Catalogs

Currently Viewing: The James Dickey Contemporary Poetry Series

Currently Viewing: Travelogues & Essays

Currently Viewing: U.S. History

Currently Viewing: Understanding Contemporary American Literature

Currently Viewing: Understanding Contemporary British Literature

Currently Viewing: Understanding Modern European and Latin American Literature

Currently Viewing: William Gilmore Simms Initiatives

Currently Viewing: Women's Diaries and Letters of the South

Currently Viewing: World History

Currently Viewing: World Literature

Currently Viewing: Young Palmetto Books

Search By:

Subject


The Words and Wares of David Drake

edited by Jill Beute Koverman and Jane Przybysz

Charleston Horse Power

Christina Rae Butler

"Our Country First, Then Greenville"

Courtney L. Tollison Hartness

From Barbycu to Barbecue

Joseph R. Haynes

Adams and Calhoun

William F. Hartford

From Chinese Cosmology to English Romanticism

Yu Liu

The Rhetoric of Outrage

Jeff Rice

Liturgy of Change

Elizabeth Ellis Miller

The Jon Boat Years

Jim Mize
foreword by Jim Casada
drawings by Bob White

The NCAA and the Exploitation of College Profit-Athletes

Richard M. Southall, Mark S. Nagel, Ellen J. Staurowsky, Richard T. Karcher, and Joel G. Maxcy

Schooling the Movement

edited by Derrick P. Alridge, Jon N. Hale, and Tondra L. Loder-Jackson

Understanding Michael S. Harper

Michael Antonucci

Light and Legacies

Janaka Bowman Lewis

Understanding Jonathan Franzen

Timothy W. Galow

Understanding David Mamet, updated edition

Brenda Murphy

Understanding Sam Shepard, updated edition

James A. Crank

Embracing Vocation

Dianne C. Luce

Author Lunch with Mary Martha Greene and David S. Shields


How to Become an American

Daniel Wolff

Finding Francis

Elizabeth J. West

Carolina's Lost Colony

Peter N. Moore

Charleston to Phnom Penh

John Martin Taylor
foreword by Jessica B. Harris

From Educational Experiment to Standard Bearer

edited by Daniel B. Friedman, Tracy L. Skipper, and Catherine S. Greene
foreword by John N. Gardner

Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400-1850, updated edition

edited by Sandra Slater and Fay A. Yarbrough

Birdlife

Todd Ballantine

What the Eyes Can't See

Margaret Edds

Charleston Renaissance Man

Ralph C. Muldrow
foreword by Witold Rybczynski

A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina, revised and expanded edition

Patrick D. McMillan, Richard D. Porcher, Jr., Douglas A. Rayner, and David B. White

Activist Literacies

Jennifer Nish

Voices of Our Ancestors

Patricia Causey Nichols

The Carolina Rice Kitchen, second edition

Karen Hess
foreword by John Martin Taylor
compiled by Mrs. Samuel Gaillard Stoney

African American Life in South Carolina's Upper Piedmont, 1780-1900, second edition

W. J. Megginson
foreword by Orville Vernon Burton

University of South Carolina in Focus

Chris Horn

The Charleston Museum

Carl P. Borick

Citizenship on Catfish Row

Geoffrey Galt Harpham

Beatrice's Ledger

Ruth R. Martin
with Vivian B. Martin

Rural Republican Realignment in the Modern South

M.V. Hood, III and Seth C. McKee

Row Upon Row, fourth edition

Dale Rosengarten and McKissick Museum
preface by Jane Przybysz

The Man Who Started the Civil War

Anna Koivusalo

The Democratic Ethos

A. Freya Thimsen

The Tao of S

Sheng-mei Ma

Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens
introduction by Page Hayhurst Kiniry
foreword by Dick Rosen
with contributions by Robin R. Salmon

Child

Judy Goldman

Enduring Shame

Heather Brook Adams

Only Wanna Be with You

Tim Sommer

Understanding Philip Roth

Matthew A. Shipe

Struggling to Learn

June Manning Thomas

Empowering Communities

Lacy K. Ford and Jared Bailey
foreword by James E. Clyburn

Books, News & Resources!

Sign up to receive updates on new books, promotions, and USC Press news.