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History


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Research in International Studies


Appalachia, Ohio, and the Midwest


Victorian Studies


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New Titles

English Lit
Poems
Compiled from more than twenty years of poetry, Bernard Clay’s long-awaited debut collection captures the unique complexities of black Appalachian identity.

Isaac Murphy
I Dedicate This Ride
A new collection of persona poems from award-winning poet Frank X Walker that tell the untold story of legendary African American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy (1861–1896).

Ancient Creek
A Folktale
In this new edition of Gurney Norman’s classic tale, the young hero, Jack, wages a revolutionary battle against an evil ruler to free his people, “the folks,” and their lands—the Hill Domain and magical Ancient Creek.

Affrilachia
Poems
This classic, canonical work of African American and Appalachian poetry portrays award-winning poet Frank X Walker’s journey growing up “Affrilachian” in rural Kentucky.

Night Garden
A Novel
Set in rural Kentucky and told from the perspective of seventeen-year-old Marie Massey, this gut-wrenching novel about addiction and family ties offers an unflinching look at the opioid crisis and its devastating effects on a generation of young Americans.