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Established in 1940, Vanderbilt University Press is the principal publishing arm of one of the nation's leading research universities. The Press's primary mission is to select, produce, market, and disseminate scholarly publications of outstanding quality and originality. In conjunction with the long-term development of its editorial program, the Press draws on and supports the intellectual activities of the university and its faculty. Although its main emphasis falls in the area of scholarly publishing, the Press also publishes books of substance and significance that are of interest to the general public, including regional books. In this regard, the Press also supports Vanderbilt's service and outreach to the larger local and national community.
The editorial interests of Vanderbilt University Press include most areas of the humanities and social sciences, as well as health care and education. The Press seeks intellectually provocative and socially significant works in these areas, as well as works that are interdisciplinary or that blend scholarly and practical concerns.

Books in JSTOR from Vanderbilt University Press
317 Books in JSTOR Copyright Date
The Abongo Abroad: Military-Sponsored Travel in Ghana, the United States, and the World, 1959-1992 2017
Abortion Pills, Test Tube Babies, and Sex Toys: Emerging Sexual and Reproductive Technologies in the Middle East and North Africa 2016
Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times: Bilingual Education and Dominican Immigrant Youth in the Heights 2011
Aiding Students, Buying Students: Financial Aid in America 2005
Alva Ixtlilxochitl's Native Archive and the Circulation of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico 2016
American Conservatism: Thinking It, Teaching It 2009
Andrew Jackson Donelson: Jacksonian and Unionist 2017
Anonymous in Their Own Names: Doris E. Fleischman, Ruth Hale, and Jane Grant 2012
Another Mother: Co-Parenting with the Foster Care System 2007
Anthropology at the Front Lines of Gender-Based Violence 2011
Anti-Drug Policies in Colombia: Successes, Failures, and Wrong Turns 2016
The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television 2006
Apocalypse Undone: My Survival of Japanese Imprisonment During World War II 1990
A&R Pioneers: Architects of American Roots Music on Record 2018
The Araucaniad 1945
Architecture of Middle Tennessee: The Historic American Buildings Survey 1974
Artful Assassins: Murder as Art in Modern Mexico 2010
Atenco Lives!: Filmmaking and Popular Struggle in Mexico 2019
Awakening Democracy through Public Work: Pedagogies of Empowerment 2018
Battering States: The Politics of Domestic Violence in Israel 2017
Becoming a Visible Man: Second Edition 2020
Becoming the Tupamaros: Solidarity and Transnational Revolutionaries in Uruguay and the United States 2014
Between the Rocks and the Stars: Narratives in Natural History 2020
Beyond Cuban Waters: Africa, La Yuma, and the Island's Global Imagination 2018
Beyond Realism and Antirealism: John Dewey and the Neopragmatists 2003
Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions, Revised and Expanded Edition 2011
Black Bride of Christ: Chicaba, an African Nun in Eighteenth-Century Spain 2018
Black, White, and Catholic: New Orleans Interracialism, 1947-1956 2005
Black Writing, Culture, and the State in Latin America 2015
Bobby Braddock: A Life on Nashville’s Music Row 2015
Bodies of Knowledge: The Medicalization of Reproduction in Greece 2008
Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions: Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil, Second Edition 2009
Body Battlegrounds: Transgressions, Tensions, and Transformations 2019
Building Nineteenth-Century Latin America: Re-Rooted Cultures, Identities, and Nations 2009
Caldwell and Company: A Southern Financial Empire 1969
Can Literature Promote Justice?: Trauma Narrative and Social Action in Latin American Testimonio 2006
Cardinal Newman in his Age: His Place in English Theology and Literature 1973
Caring for Red: A Daughter's Memoir 2016
Cartographies of Madrid: Contesting Urban Space at the Crossroads of the Global South and Global North 2019
Cervantes in Algiers: A Captive's Tale 2002
Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since the 1960s 2006
Changing Birth in the Andes: Culture, Policy, and Safe Motherhood in Peru 2019
Chasing Polio in Pakistan: Why the World's Largest Public Health Initiative May Fail 2010
Child-Sized History: Fictions of the Past in U.S. Classrooms 2011
The China-US Partnership to Prevent Spina Bifida: The Evolution of a Landmark Epidemiological Study 2015
Chomsky's Challenge to American Power: A Guide for the Critical Reader 2013
Cities and the Health of the Public 2006
The Clinton Wars: The Constitution, Congress, and War Powers 2002
Coloniality, Religion, and the Law in the Early Iberian World 2014
Conflicted Health Care: Professionalism and Caring in an Urban Hospital 2014
Copyright in Historical Perspective 1968
Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal 2017
A Courageous Fool: Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty 2017
Creating Carmen Miranda: Race, Camp, and Transnational Stardom 2016
Creating Interdisciplinarity: Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching among College and University Faculty 2001
Crossing the Aisle: How Bipartisanship Brought Tennessee to the Twenty-First Century and Could Save America 2018
Culture Keeping: White Mothers, International Adoption, and the Negotiation of Family Difference 2008
Cyborgs, Sexuality, and the Undead: The Body in Mexican and Brazilian Speculative Fiction 2020
David Duke and the Politics of Race in the South 1995
Delivering Health: Midwifery and Development in Mexico 2020
The DeMarco Factor: Transforming Public Will into Political Power 2010
Dementia Caregivers Share Their Stories: A Support Group in a Book 2005
Democracy's Education: Public Work, Citizenship, and the Future of Colleges and Universities 2015
Deviant and Useful Citizens: The Cultural Production of the Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Peru 2011
Dewey's Empirical Theory of Knowledge and Reality 2000
Dewey's Logical Theory: New Studies and Interpretations 2002
Dignity and Health 2012
Divine Beauty: The Aesthetics of Charles Hartshorne 2004
Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community 2012
Domesticating Empire: Enlightenment in Spanish America 2013
Each Day I Like It Better: Autism, ECT, and the Treatment of Our Most Impaired Children 2014
Elements of Knowledge: Pragmatism, Logic, and Inquiry 1997
Embodied Resistance: Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules 2011
Empire's End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World 2016
Enduring Postwar: Yasuoka Shotaro and Literary Memory in Japan 2019
Engaging the Emotions in Spanish Culture and History 2016
Engaging Young People in Civic Life 2009
English Mercuries: Soldier Poets in the Age of Shakespeare 2009
Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System 2014
An Erotic Philology of Golden Age Spain 2008
Ethics of Life: Contemporary Iberian Debates 2016
Everyday Reading: Print Culture and Collective Identity in the Rio de la Plata, 1780-1910 2011
Everyday Ruptures: Children, Youth, and Migration in Global Perspective 2011
Excellence for All: How a New Breed of Reformers Is Transforming America's Public Schools 2011
Exhuming Franco: Spain's Second Transition 2021
Exile and Cultural Hegemony: Spanish Intellectuals in Mexico, 1939-1975 2002
Families at Work: Expanding the Bounds 2002
Family Secrets: Risking Reproduction in Central Mozambique 2010
Fateful Shapes of Human Freedom: John William Miller and the Crises of Modernity 2003
Fatherhood Arrested: Parenting from Within the Juvenile Justice System 2002
The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals 2013
Felon for Peace: The Memoir of a Vietnam-Era Draft Resister 2005
First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of Yugoslavia 2009
Food and Poverty: Food Insecurity and Food Sovereignty among America's Poor 2018
Food, Texts, and Cultures in Latin America and Spain 2020
Francisco de Paula Brito: A Black Publisher in Imperial Brazil 2020
Free Market Tuberculosis: Managing Epidemics in Post-Soviet Georgia 2013
From Day to Day: One Man's Diary of Survival in Nazi Concentration Camps 2016
From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans: Indigenous Media Production and Engagement in Latin America 2018
Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: U.S. Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste 2011
Gender and Nation in the Spanish Modernist Novel 2003
Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War: A Global Perspective 2017
Generation X Rocks: Contemporary Peninsular Fiction, Film, and Rock Culture 2007
George Peabody, A Biography 1995
Gertrude Stein and the Essence of What Happens 2005
Giants Among Us: First-Generation College Graduates Who Lead Activist Lives 2001
Going Coed: Women's Experiences in Formerly Men's Colleges and Universities, 1950-2000 2004
The Golden Leaf: How Tobacco Shaped Cuba and the Atlantic World 2015
A Good Position for Birth: Pregnancy, Risk, and Development in Southern Belize 2018
A Good-Natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry 1999
Greetings from New Nashville: How a Sleepy Southern Town Became "It" City 2020
Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris, and Tokyo 2006
Gunshots at the Fiesta: Literature and Politics in Latin America 2009
Handbook of Medical Sociology, Sixth Edition 2010
The Hawk's Done Gone 1968
Healing by Heart: Clinical and Ethical Case Stories of Hmong Families and Western Providers 2003
Healing Invisible Wounds: Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World 2006
Her Oxford 2008
Herman Melville's Whaling Years 2004
Hidden Nature: Wild Southern Caves 2020
Hierarchy, Commerce, and Fraud in Bourbon Spanish America: A Postal Inspector's Expose 2005
Higglers in Kingston: Women's Informal Work in Jamaica 2011
Hispanic Baroques: Reading Cultures in Context 2005
History and Modern Media: A Personal Journey 2021
Hot, Hot Chicken: A Nashville Story 2021
How Failed Attempts to Amend the Constitution Mobilize Political Change 2017
The Human Drama of Abortion: A Global Search for Consensus 2006
The Hysteric's Revenge: French Women Writers at the Fin de Siecle 2006
Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization 2019
Identity and the Second Generation: How Children of Immigrants Find Their Space 2016
Ideologies of Hispanism 2005
I'll Take You There: Exploring Nashville's Social Justice Sites 2021
Illness Is a Weapon: Indigenous Identity and Enduring Afflictions 2013
In and Of the Mediterranean: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies 2015
In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine 2017
In Search of Providence: Transnational Mayan Identities, Updated Edition 2020
In the Shadow of Powers: Dantes Bellegarde in Haitian Social Thought 2019
The Inverted Conquest: The Myth of Modernity and the Transatlantic Onset of Modernism 2009
Invisible Work: Borges and Translation 2002
Islam and Social Policy 2004
Islands of Love, Islands of Risk: Culture and HIV in the Trobriands 2012
It Shouldn't Be This Way: The Failure of Long-Term Care 2005
Jaguars' Tomb 2021
José Martí’s Liberative Political Theology 2021
Jungle Fever: Exploring Madness and Medicine in Twentieth-Century Tropical Narratives 2012
La proyección del neoliberalismo: Las transformaciones del cine mexicano (1988–2012) 2019
Latin American Jewish Cultural Production 2009
The Latin American Literary Boom and U.S. Nationalism during the Cold War 2012
Law Touched Our Hearts: A Generation Remembers Brown v. Board of Education 2009
Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the US 2018
Lazy Virtues: Teaching Writing in the Age of Wikipedia 2009
Lesbians in Early Modern Spain 2011
Lethal Decisions: The Unnecessary Deaths of Women and Children from HIV/AIDS 2017
Letting Go: Feminist and Social Justice Insight and Activism 2015
A Life of Control: Stories of Living with Diabetes 2010
The Lives of Women: A New History of Inquisitional Spain 2005
Living as Equals: How Three White Communities Struggled to Make Interracial Connections During the Civil Rights Era 2008
Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Family Caregiving 2014
Living on the Edge in Suburbia: From Welfare to Workfare 2010
Living Quixote: Performative Activism in Contemporary Brazil and the Americas 2020
Locked Up, Locked Out: Young Men in the Juvenile Justice System 2010
Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance 2012
Lost Delta Found: Rediscovering the Fisk University-Library of Congress Coahoma County Study, 1941-1942 2005
Love and Globalization: Transformations of Intimacy in the Contemporary World 2007
Magdalene House: A Place about Mercy 2012
Making Morality: Pragmatist Reconstruction in Ethical Theory 2003
Making Myself at Home in a Nursing Home: Vanderbilt University Press 2012
The Man Who Wrote Pancho Villa: Martin Luis Guzman and the Politics of Life Writing 2016
Manifold Destiny: Arabs at an American Crossroads of Exceptional Rule 2021
Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville's Deep Past 2021
Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, 1890-1940 2015
Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine 2017
Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography 2018
Men Who Hate Women and Women Who Kick Their Asses: Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy in Feminist Perspective 2012
The Merchant of Havana: The Jew in the Cuban Abolitionist Archive 2016
Mexico Reading the United States 2009
Midwives' Tales: Stories of Traditional and Professional Birthing in Samoa 2005
Missionary Scientists: Jesuit Science in Spanish South America, 1570-1810 2011
Mistreated: The Political Consequences of the Fight against AIDS in Lesotho 2017
Modernizing Medicine in Zimbabwe: HIV/AIDS and Traditional Healers 2012
The Moon in the Water: Reflections on an Aging Parent 2008
The Moral Electricity of Print: Transatlantic Education and the Lima Women's Circuit, 1876-1910 2017
Murder and Masculinity: Violent Fictions of Twentieth-Century Latin America 2000
Music Scenes: Local, Translocal, and Virtual 2004
My Nerves Are Bad: Puerto Rican Women Managing Mental Illness and HIV Risk 2011
Nashville in the 1890s 1970
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Uncertainty: Women's Agency in a South African HIV Prevention Trial 2017
New Spain, New Literatures 2010
The Next Form of Democracy: How Expert Rule Is Giving Way to Shared Governance -- and Why Politics Will Never Be the Same 2006
Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia: Development and Culture in the Modern State 2015
Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: A Cultural History 2015
No Limits to Their Sway: Cartagena's Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions 2018
Not Trying: Infertility, Childlessness, and Ambivalence 2014
Obesity among Poor Americans: Is Public Assistance the Problem? 2009
Old Age in a New Age: The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes 2007
On Our Own, Together: Peer Programs for People with Mental Illness 2005
Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women's Empowerment in Honduras 2012
Opting for Elsewhere: Lifestyle Migration in the American Middle Class 2014
Ordinary Enchantments: Magical Realism and the Remystification of Narrative 2004
Parenting and Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career 2005
Peabody College: From a Frontier Academy to the Frontiers of Teaching and Learning 2002
Peirce's Scientific Metaphysics: The Philosophy of Chance, Law, and Evolution 2002
People Power: The Community Organizing Tradition of Saul Alinsky 2015
The People Shall Rule: ACORN, Community Organizing, and the Struggle for Economic Justice 2009
Perversion of Power: Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church 2007
Physical Order and Moral Liberty: Previously Unpublished Essays of George Santayana 1969
Pioneers of Cardiac Surgery 2008
Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games 2008
Poiesis and Modernity in the Old and New Worlds 2012
The Political Centrist 2009
Politics and the Human Body: Assault on Dignity 1995
Popular Politics and Rebellion in Mexico: Manuel Lozada and La Reforma, 1855-1876 2015
Post-Authoritarian Cultures: Spain and Latin America's Southern Cone 2008
The Power to Heal: Civil Rights, Medicare, and the Struggle to Transform America's Health Care System 2016
The Price of Safety: Hidden Costs and Unintended Consequences for Women in the Domestic Violence Service System 2016
Professional Identity Crisis: Race, Class, Gender, and Success at Professional Schools 2005
The Prohibition Era and Policing: A Legacy of Misregulation 2018
Pro-Life, Pro-Choice: Shared Values in the Abortion Debate 2014
A Promise in Haiti: A Reporter's Notes on Families and Daily Lives 2011
Properties of Modernity: Romantic Spain, Modern Europe, and the Legacies of Empire 2006
Race, Religion, and Black Lives Matter: Essays on a Moment and a Movement 2021
Reading Novels 2002
Reality in Movement: Octavio Paz as Essayist and Public Intellectual 2021
Rebecca Harding Davis: Writing Cultural Autobiography 2001
Reconstituting Whiteness: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission 2010
Recovery's Edge: An Ethnography of Mental Health Care and Moral Agency 2015
Regulating Romance: Youth Love Letters, Moral Anxiety, and Intervention in Uganda’s Time of AIDS 2015
Reinventing Care: Assisted Living in New York City 2003
The Reinvention of Mexico in Contemporary Spanish Travel Writing 2021
The Relevance of Philosophy to Life 1995
Religion and the Cold War: A Global Perspective 2012
Reload: Rethinking Violence in American Life 2010
The Reporter's Handbook on Nuclear Materials, Energy & Waste Management 2009
Reproductive Rights in a Global Context: South Africa, Uganda, Peru, Denmark, United States, Vietnam, Jordan 2006
Resisting Extractivism: Peruvian Gold, Everyday Violence, and the Politics of Attention 2021
Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations 2008
The Restless Dead: Necrowriting and Disappropriation 2020
Return to Havana: The Decline of Cuban Society Under Castro 1994
Reworking the Student Departure Puzzle 2016
The Rise of Euroskepticism: Europe and Its Critics in Spanish Culture OPEN ACCESS 2018
Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience 2012
Romances of the White Man's Burden: Race, Empire, and the Plantation in American Literature, 1880-1936 2011
Rorty and Pragmatism: The Philosopher Responds to His Critics 1995
Rx for Health Care Reform 2007
Saving International Adoption: An Argument from Economics and Personal Experience 2018
Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012 2014
The Secret: Love, Marriage, and HIV 2009
The Secrets of the Hopewell Box: Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of Age 2012
Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group 2010
Seeking a New Majority: The Republican Party and American Politics, 1960-1980 2013
Selected Passages from Correspondence with Friends 1969
Self-Made Men: Identity and Embodiment among Transsexual Men 2003
Sex, Shame, and Violence: A Revolutionary Practice of Public Storytelling in Poor Communities 2016
Sex, Skulls, and Citizens: Gender and Racial Science in Argentina (1860-1910) 2020
The Sexual Self: The Construction of Sexual Scripts 2007
Shade-Grown Slavery: The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba 2013
The Shark and the Jellyfish: More Stories in Natural History 2009
The Slaw and the Slow Cooked: Culture and Barbecue in the Mid-South 2011
Smoke in Their Eyes: Lessons in Movement Leadership from the Tobacco Wars 2001
So Far Away: A Daughter's Memoir of Life, Loss, and Love 2011
Some of the People Who Ate My Barbecue Didn't Vote for Me: The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin 2011
Sounds of the Citizens: Dancehall and Community in Jamaica 2014
Sowing Change: The Making of Havana's Urban Agriculture 2012
Spanish and Empire 2007
Spectacle and Topophilia: Reading Early Modern and Postmodern Hispanic Cultures 2011
A Stranger in My Own Land: Sofia Casanova, a Spanish Writer in the European Fin de Siecle 2008
Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South 2014
Surviving the Peace: The Struggle for Postwar Recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina 2019
Sustaining the Borderlands in the Age of NAFTA: Development, Politics, and Participation on the US-Mexico Border 2014
Symptoms of Unknown Origin: A Medical Odyssey 2005
Tariff Wars and the Politics of Jacksonian America 2017
Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher 2015
Temptation of the Word: The Novels of Mario Vargas Llosa 1998
TennCare, One State's Experiment with Medicaid Expansion 2014
Teresa de Avila, Lettered Woman 2009
They Came to Nashville 2010
Thinking in the Ruins: Wittgenstein and Santayana on Contingency 2000
The Thought and Character of William James 1996
Threads from the Web of Life: Stories in Natural History 2006
Threads from the Web of Life & The Shark and the Jellyfish: Stories in Natural History 2019
Through Survivors' Eyes: From the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre 2003
To Embody the Marvelous: The Making of Illusions in Early Modern Spain 2021
To Give Their Gifts: Health, Community, and Democracy 2020
Toward Wiser Public Judgment 2010
Toxic War: The Story of Agent Orange 2014
Transforming Therapy: Mental Health Practice and Cultural Change in Mexico 2018
Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York 2012
Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile 2013
Tropes of Enlightenment in the Age of Bolivar: Simon Rodriguez and the American Essay at Revolution 2010
A Troubled Dream: The Promise and Failure of School Desegregation in Louisiana 2002
Unclenching Our Fists: Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence 2013
The Unity of William James's Thought 2002
The Utopian Nexus in Don Quixote 2006
The Vaccine Narrative 2008
Varieties of Civic Innovation: Deliberative, Collaborative, Network, and Narrative Approaches 2014
Vesna Pavlovic: Stagecraft 2021
Voyage of the Adventure: Retracing the Donelson Party's Journey to the Founding of Nashville 2020
The Washington Dissensus: A Privileged Observer's Perspective on US-Brazil Relations 2014
Wasted Wombs: Navigating Reproductive Interruptions in Cameroon 2018
The Way We Vote: The Local Dimension of American Suffrage 2009
We Boys Together: Teenagers in Love Before Girl-Craziness 2007
We Make Change: Community Organizers Talk About What They Do--and Why 2007
When the Senate Worked for Us: The Invisible Role of Staffers in Countering Corporate Lobbies 2017
Whitewashing Uncle Tom's Cabin: Nineteenth-Century Women Novelists Respond to Stowe 2005
Who's Watching?: Daily Practices of Surveillance among Contemporary Families 2009
Why Do They Kill?: Men Who Murder Their Intimate Partners 2007
Why Surgeons Struggle with Work-Hour Reforms 2021
William James's "Springs of Delight": The Return to Life 2001
Willing and Unable: Doctors' Constraints in Abortion Care 2010
With a Little Help from Our Friends: Creating Community as We Grow Older 2014
With Music and Justice for All: Some Southerners and Their Passions 2008
The Woman in the Violence: Gender, Poverty, and Resistance in Peru 2010
Women, Mysticism, and Hysteria in Fin-de-Siècle Spain 2021
The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War 2014
Wounded I Am More Awake: Finding Meaning after Terror 2012
Writing Beat and Other Occasions of Literary Mayhem 2014
Writing Revolution in Latin America: From Martí to García Márquez to Bolaño 2019
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