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Excerpt: Surviving the Peace

Nov. 15, 2019—Today marks the official publication date of Surviving the Peace: The Struggle for Postwar Recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina by journalist and human rights activist Peter Lippman. An exemplar of long-form, on-the-ground reporting, Surviving the Peace describes two decades of postwar life in Bosnia, specifically among those fighting for refugee rights of return. Unique in its breadth...

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UP Week 2019 Blog Tour: Friday Recap

Nov. 8, 2019—  We’re wrapping up the University Press Week 2019 blog tour today with a recap of UP posts on the theme of How to practice compassion: How Empathy Can Help Us Become More Compassionate by Elizabeth A. Segal | Columbia University Press Leaving Vanni: On the Harrowing Experience of Leaving Sri Lanka Behind by Benjamin...

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UP Week 2019 Blog Tour: Thursday Recap

Nov. 7, 2019—  Continue the University Press Week blog tour today with these UP posts on the theme of How to build community: How to build community: On Monument Lab by Paul Farber and Ken Lum | Temple University Press “Community”: On The Soul of Central New York by Sean Kirst | Syracuse University Press Building Community...

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Nashville Adult Literacy Council: Building Community, Word by Word

Nov. 7, 2019—In celebration of University Press Week, Vanderbilt UP is taking part in the University Press Week 2019 blog tour. For more about University Press Week, visit the AUPresses website. As Vanderbilt University Press quickly approaches its 80th anniversary in 2020, we’ve been reflecting on our history as a press, as well as thinking about what we...

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UP Week 2019 Blog Tour: Wednesday Recap

Nov. 6, 2019—  Dig in to the University Press Week blog tour today with these UP posts on the theme of How to be an environmental steward: Four Ways to Be a Better Environmental Steward by Patricia M. DeMarco | University of Pittsburgh Press What Is One Thing That More People Need to Understand about the Current...

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UP Week 2019 Blog Tour: Tuesday Recap

Nov. 5, 2019—  Continue the University Press Week blog tour today by checking out these UP posts on the theme of How to speak up and speak out: Lewis Raven Wallace: How to Speak Up and Speak Out | University of Chicago Press Speaking Up and Speaking Out by Kelly Belanger | Syracuse University Press How to Speak...

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UP Week 2019 Blog Tour: Monday Recap

Nov. 4, 2019—Happy University Press Week! We hope you’ll follow the UP Week blog tour throughout this week. Here’s more from AUPresses on this yearly tradition: Each year, we take a tour of blogs in our larger community, with themed series each day bringing us to new and varied voices. Join us this year as we explore...

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UP Week 2019: Awakening Democracy through Public Work

Nov. 4, 2019—In celebration of University Press Week, Vanderbilt UP is taking part in the University Press Week 2019 blog tour. For more about University Press Week, visit the AUPresses website. In the spirit of today’s theme for the University Press Week blog tour—How to be a better (global) citizen—we’re taking a close look at our book Awakening Democracy through...

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Eerie Excerpts

Oct. 31, 2019—This Halloween, Vanderbilt UP is celebrating the holiday with eerie excerpts from several of our books. We hope you enjoy this summoning of spirits, wailing of wind, and explication of a not-quite-murder ballad. First, we have an excerpt from Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew...

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VUP’s Betsy Phillips Named Nashville’s Best Historian

Oct. 18, 2019—Betsy Phillips, Marketing and Sales Manager at Vanderbilt UP, has been dubbed both Nashville’s Best Historian and author of the year’s Best Short-Fiction Book in the 2019 Best of Nashville edition of the Nashville Scene. She finds herself in the illustrious company of other 2019 “Best of” winners Margaret Renkl, Brittany Howard, Buddy Miller, and...

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