New and Upcoming Releases

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Buying Time · Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean · By Thomas F. McDow

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Peoples of the Inland Sea · Native Americans and Newcomers in the Great Lakes Region, 1600–1870 · By David Andrew Nichols

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Count the Wings · The Life and Art of Charley Harper · By Michelle Houts

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Hip-Hop in Africa · Prophets of the City and Dustyfoot Philosophers · By Msia Kibona Clark · Foreword by Quentin Williams · Afterword by Akosua Adomako Ampofo

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Lyrical Liberators · The American Antislavery Movement in Verse, 1831–1865 · Edited by Monica Pelaez

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Inventing Pollution · Coal, Smoke, and Culture in Britain since 1800 · By Peter Thorsheim · Preface by Peter Thorsheim

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The Third Brother · An Andy Hayes Mystery · By Andrew Welsh-Huggins

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Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Named for the distinguished poet who taught for many years at Ohio University and made Athens, Ohio, the subject of many of his poems, the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize invites writers to submit unpublished collections of original poems.

The competition is open to both those who have not published a book-length collection and those who have.

Congratulations to Joe Capistra, winner of the 2018 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize for Intrusive Beauty, selected by Sherrod Santos.

Doubtful Harbor, by Idris Anderson — the 2017 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize winner — has just come out.

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New in African Studies

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Hip-Hop in Africa · Prophets of the City and Dustyfoot Philosophers · By Msia Kibona Clark · Foreword by Quentin Williams · Afterword by Akosua Adomako Ampofo

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Buying Time · Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean · By Thomas F. McDow

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Counting Down · A Memoir of Foster Parenting and Beyond · By Deborah Gold

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