What SUP From Your Favorite University Presses, February 20, 2015

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, we found conversations on scientific discoveries, Net Neutrality and the Chilean economy as well as a great book deals! What did you read this week?


Temple University Press gave us a much needed explanation of Net Neutrality considering its latest relevance.

Duke University Press looked at the relationship between historical black girl’s groups like the Campfire Girls and the youth movements seen today.

The New York University Press delved further into the Chapel Hill murders as something not just triggered by a petty dispute but deep-rooted racism embedded by the foreign policies of the American government.

University of Illinois Press reminisced about the days when baseball cards were popular and brought an entire generation together.

Oxford University Press shared the best tweets from their #fairytalesexplainedbadly hashtag. They are hilarious!

Columbia University Press explored the major scientific discoveries of the 20th century and how every revelation had to face substantial backlash and ridicule before being accepted as the truth.

Stanford University Press analyzed how Chile unpredictably came back strong after the devastating earthquake of 2010.

John Hopkins University Press explored the history and reason behind an unusual photo of a master and a slave posing side by side for a photo in 1861.

The University of North Carolina Press examined why China invaded Vietnam, its motivations and the influence of Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in the event of the 36th anniversary of China’s invasion of Vietnam.

Indiana University Press is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a sale, up to 65% off select books!

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