- The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735 by James F. Barnett Jr. This book portrays the way that the Natchez coped with a rapidly changing world, became entangled with the political ambitions of two European superpowers, France and England, and eventually disappeared as a people.
- The Beatles: Image and the Media by Michael R. Frontani. A study of the cultural forces that transformed four Liverpool musicians into icons for the 1960s.
These outstanding works have been selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to the field, and their value as important--often the first--treatment of their subject. Choice Outstanding Academic Titles are truly the "best of the best."
UPM had 4 titles on the 2007 OAT list.