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The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston

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The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev, Volume II

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Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Crooked Snake: The Life and Crimes of Albert Lepard

Dick Waterman: A Life in Blues

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Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas

Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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Faulkner and History

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The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

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Foreign Missions of an American Prosecutor: From Moscow to Morocco and Paris to the Persian Gulf

French Quarter Manual: An Architectural Guide to New Orleans's Vieux Carré

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

The Hell of War Comes Home: Imaginative Texts from the Conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq

Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

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The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

The Island of Lace: Drawn Threadwork on Saba in the Dutch Caribbean

Jafar Panahi: Interviews

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Language in Louisiana: Community and Culture

Larry Hama: Conversations

A Legal History of Mississippi: Race, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

Life Between the Levees: America's Riverboat Pilots

Louisiana Poets: A Literary Guide

Lynching: Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity

The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African American Vaudeville

Oz behind the Iron Curtain: Aleksandr Volkov and His "Magic Land" Series

Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

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The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat: The Making of Roger Rabbit

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder: Little House and Beyond

Robert Taylor: Male Beauty, Masculinity, and Stardom in Hollywood

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Steve Gerber: Conversations

Steven Spielberg: Interviews, Revised and Updated

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Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

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World War I and Southern Modernism

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