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The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint. The University Press is the only not-for-profit book publisher in the state.

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Spring Reads for Moms, Dads, & Grads

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, plenty of new releases that are perfect for Moms, Dads, and Grads. Check out some of our new books below, and browse our complete Spring/Summer 2018 catalog here. Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South Marc R. Matrana, Robin S. Lattimore, and Michael W. Kitchens An illustrated exploration of the legacies and

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