ASA 2021 Virtual Sale

As the 2021 American Studies Association conference approaches, we would like to invite you to save 30% off and free shipping on the titles featured here with promo code MAS030. We are proud to publish a range of book series, including African American Intellectual History, American Popular Music, Native Americans of the Northeast, Veterans, Culture and Politics in the Cold War and Beyond, and Environmental History of the Northeast.  

Additionally, we have posted sample content, interviews, and features tied to our new releases in American Studies over at Manifold@UMassPress.

If you have projects underway that seem like a good match for our list, we’d encourage you to email Senior Editor, Brian Halley ([email protected]) to arrange a meeting. You can also make an appointment at our booth in the ASA virtual conference platform.

Fine print: MAS030 expires on December 1, 2021.


Oceans at Home: Maritime and Domestic Fictions in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing
Melissa Gniadek

Vicious Infants: Dangerous Childhoods in Antebellum U.S. Literature
Laura Soderberg
We Begin Bombing in Five Minutes: Late Cold War Culture in the Age of Reagan
Andrew Hunt

The New Praetorians: American Veterans, Society and Service from Vietnam to the Forever War
Michael D. Gambone

This Brain Had a Mouth: Lucy Gwin and the Voice of Disability Nation
James M. Odato
American War Stories: Veteran-Writers and the Politics of Memoir
Myra Mendible
The Lexington Six: Lesbian and Gay Resistance in 1970s America
Josephine Donovan
A Sound History: Lawrence Gellert, Black Musical Protest, and White Denial
Steven P. Garabedian
Forever Struggle: Activism, Identity & Survival in Boston’s Chinatown, 1880-2018
Michael Liu
Fictional Blues: Narrative Self Invention from Bessie Smith to Jack White
Kimberly Mack
A Prison in the Woods: Environment and Incarceration in New York’s North Country
Clarence Jefferson Hall, Jr.
Where is Juliet Stuart Poyntz?: Gender, Spycraft, and Anti-Stalinism in the Early Cold War
Denise M. Lynn
Every Home a Fortress: Cold War Fatherhood and the Family Fallout Shelter
Thomas Bishop
“For the Good of Their Souls”: Performing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Mohawk Country
William B. Hart
Shaker Fever: America’s Twentieth-Century Fascination with a Communitarian Sect
William D. Moore

Libraries Amid Protest: Books, Organizing, and Global Activism
Sherrin Frances
From Environmental Loss to Resistance: Infrastructure and the Struggle for Justice in North America
Eds. Michael Loadenthal and Lea Rekow
I Believe I’ll Go Back Home: Roots and Revival in New England Folk Music
Thomas S. Curren
Lost on the Freedom Trail: The National Park Service and Urban Renewal in Postwar Boston
Seth C. Bruggeman
Work Better, Live Better: Motivation, Labor, and Management Ideology
David A. Gray
“Still They Remember Me”: Penobscot Transformer Tales, Volume 1
Carol A. Dana, Margo Lukens, and Conor M. Quinn