Book Collection Descriptions
- Complete Collections
- Subject Collections
- Area Studies Collections
- Series Collections
- Archival Collections
- Supplement Collections
- Subscription Options
All books in MUSE published or due to be published within a given year from all publishers.
Archaeology and Anthropology
Contains archaeology, physical anthropology, and other, traditional ethnographic research, in addition to methodological and theoretical inquiries into archaeological and anthropological practices.
Contains works concerned with the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean, particularly Greece and Rome.
Ecology and Evolution
Includes a range of natural history, natural resource management, and human ecology titles.
Film, Theater, and Performing Arts
Includes film and media studies, theater and performance studies, and select music studies titles. (For works on contemporary popular music, see Global Cultural Studies.)
Global Cultural Studies
Contains American studies, ethnic studies —including Asian, Latin American, African-American, and indigenous studies -- women's and gender studies, disability studies, and other works that fall within the rubric of contemporary cultural studies.
Contains works on the history and sociology of higher education (including individual institutions) and higher education practice, including a significant concentration of books on the theory, practice, and history of college-level rhetoric and composition pedagogy.
Includes titles covering a broad spectrum of regions and time periods reflective of the many historical sub-fields housed in a traditional Department of History. Also includes history of science, technology, and medicine, and select art history titles.
Language and Linguistics
Contains works on language and linguistics, including reference works and aids for language learners.
Includes literary criticism and literary theory, biographies of authors, and fiction/poetry from before 1950.
Philosophy and Religion
Contains works on philosophy, theology, and select religious studies titles, excluding histories of particular religious groups (see History or U.S. Regional Studies) and sociology of religion titles (See Global Cultural Studies).
Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction
Contains contemporary fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction.
Political Science and Policy Studies
Includes political science, law, economics, and policy-oriented works in other fields, such as criminology, education, health, and the environment.
Includes psychology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis. Excludes social psychology (see Global Cultural Studies)
United States Regional Studies
Includes local and regional U.S. history and cultural studies, reflecting the strong commitment to state and regional publishing shared by participating presses. U.S. Regional Studies may be purchased by geographic region:
- US Regional Studies, Midwest
- US Regional Studies, New England and Mid-Atlantic
- US Regional Studies, South
- US Regional Studies, West
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address African culture and society in Africa.
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address U.S. national identity. Includes Asian-American, African-American, and Chicano/a studies.
Asian and Pacific Studies
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles across the disciplines that address Asian and Pacific culture, politics, and society.
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address Jewish history, culture, and religion. Includes Holocaust research and Israel Studies.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address Latin American and the Caribbean culture and society.
Middle Eastern Studies
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address Middle Eastern culture, politics, and society.
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address the languages, cultures, histories, and/or current political struggles of indigenous peoples around the world.
Russian and East European Studies
Draws from the MUSE Complete collection to offer select titles from across the disciplines that address Russian and Eastern European culture and society.
A full set of books from a single publisher focused on a particular theme.
Booker T. Washington Papers
Complete 14-volume set of the writings and correspondence of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American in the United States during his lifetime. Includes a complete bibliography of his writings.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works
Definitive English translation of the German editions of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke. This is a comprehensive and thoroughly annotated 17-volume series compiling the work of one of the most significant Protestant theologians of the twentieth century.
Hermeneia commentary series offers authoritative interpretation of the earliest texts of the biblical books. An initial 50-volume set is available.
Karl Marx & Frederick Engels: Collected Works
Definitive English language edition, completed, and contains all the works of Marx and Engels, whether published during their lifetimes or since, including their complete correspondence and newly discovered works.
Archive Foundation Collections
Contain titles published prior to 2010 from numerous university presses and offered as a Complete, select Subjects, or Area Studies Collections.
Additional books from publishers for a given publication year that are not included in the Complete, Subject, or Area Studies Collections for that publication year.
Includes all books published in the current year and two prior years.
Includes all books published more than three years prior.