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The Legacy of One of Our Most Important Books

Jun. 10, 2020—In this staff post, Vanderbilt UP Marketing and Sales Manager Betsy Phillips reflects on the checkered legacy of one of VUP’s most important books in our 80-year history: A Vanderbilt Miscellany. The Legacy of One of Our Most Important Books by Betsy Phillips As a part of Vanderbilt UP’s 80th Anniversary commemoration this year, we wanted...

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A Year of Book Love: Celebrating Eighty Years of Vanderbilt University Press

Jan. 2, 2020—The following is a guest post by Gianna Mosser, director of Vanderbilt University Press. As we look forward to a new decade, Vanderbilt University Press also has the pleasure and occasion to celebrate eighty years of publishing. Founded in 1940, VUP was originally a platform for literary writers affiliated with the university, similar to many...

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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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