Everybody’s Problem

“Offers a new interpretation of the war on poverty by demonstrating the centrality of moderate local leadership (both white and black) in launching and operating antipoverty programs.”—Marisa Chappell, author of The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America   “Hawkins has done a remarkable job of mining the sources and reconstructing the reality … Continue reading Everybody’s Problem

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

“Engaging. Kozakavich offers a compelling argument about the significant place of intentional communities in the American experience and beyond.”—Lu Ann De Cunzo, coeditor of Unlocking the Past: Celebrating Historical Archaeology in North America   “A fascinating read, providing a thorough introduction for the uninitiated and new perspectives for established followers. Her detailed work on the Kaweah … Continue reading The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Great Gift Books for $5

These $5 deals make great stocking stuffers! Use code XM17 at checkout to receive discount prices and $1 per book shipping. Sale ends December 15, 2017. 100% Pure Florida Fiction Edited by Susan Hubbard and Robley Wilson Paperback $16.95 $5.00 Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant Richard Gonzmart Paperback $6.95 $5.00 Easy Breezy Florida Cooking Joy Harris and Jack Harris Paperback $8.95 $5.00 … Continue reading Great Gift Books for $5

American Interventions and Modern Art in South America

“An important work that offers a compelling narrative charting the deployment of art within the framework of U.S. and South American relations during an intense historical moment whose aftereffects reverberate to this day.”—Alejandro Anreus, author of Luis Cruz Azaceta “A comprehensive study about how and why U.S. agencies and institutions launched programs involving Latin American visual … Continue reading American Interventions and Modern Art in South America

Creole Clay

“Artfully combines personal narrative, ethno­graphic insight, and an artisan’s treatise on material culture and production techniques to bring quotidian Caribbean ceramic wares to life as material expressions of cultural adaptation and markers of the region’s socio-economic history.”—Michael R. McDonald, author of Food Culture in Central America   “Weaves a complex history that links the Ca­ribbean with … Continue reading Creole Clay