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We are happy to announce that we have joined with VitalSource to make its titles available for free as e-books for students affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Read more about the resources on our blog.

We are honored that Emma Watson has shared Sex and World Peace with her followers. Visit our blog to read an excerpt from the book, and check out this conversation  between Watson and author, Valerie M. Hudson on Teen Vogue.

The pandemic has lead the the cancelation of several annual conferences, but that’s no reason to miss out on checking out new books and hearing from our authors. This week, we’re hosting a virtual book exhibit on our blog featuring editors, authors, and books that would have debuted at the SCMS, OAH, and UAA. Check out blog each day for new content and to take advantage of our 30 percent conference discount.

Columbia University Press

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Hello, and welcome back to the second edition of Happy Hour Reads at the Columbia Virtual OAH Book Exhibit. This evening, we invite you to read excerpts from two brand new Columbia books that would have debuted at OAH. • ...
“A century ago, progressive reformers often thought expertise and nonpartisanship were the solution to extreme polarization and inequality in U.S. politics, as they do now. But Ariane Liazos dramatizes the unintended consequences of changes pursued in hundreds of U.S. cities...
A big congratulations to Sarah Street and Joshua Yumibe, whose book Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s was awarded The Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award. This beautifully written and illustrated book tells a fascinating story of technological...
Welcome back to our UAA Virtual Booth! We’re excited to hear from Maureen Clark and Emma Zehner, representing the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, one of our distributed presses, as they introduce two exciting new books for the urban studies...
“This book’s highly polished arguments situate digital 3D cinema within major debates about the role of the image in contemporary society as well as related structures of power. Jones’s historical focus and interaction with significant visual culture debates situate the...