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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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Author, Carol Magee, writes about the impact of the Sports Illustrated (SI) swimsuit issue. Read her thoughts below: With the much-anticipated release of the 2019 Sports Illustrated (SI) swimsuit issue, I found myself scouring newsstands and bookstores for a copy on the release date, which had been marked on my calendar. I was interested in it for two non-wardrobe-related reasons: it was

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