Onstage with Martha Graham

From bomber pilot to lifelong dancer “Hodes’s voice rings clear and impeccably his own. I relish his up-close stories about Martha Graham, a creator he admired and served, and his artist’s reflections, expressed with insight and a force undiminished throughout a long and vibrant life in dance.”—Sally Hess, former codirector, Swarthmore College Dance Program “Hodes … Continue reading Onstage with Martha Graham

Revolting Things

“A bold and challenging contribution to archaeological and heritage scholarship. Mullins’s forward-thinking case studies invite readers to grapple with the prejudices, discomfort, and trauma that accompany unsettling historical experiences.”—Krysta Ryzewski, coeditor of Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action “A timely answer to an increased interest in dark heritage writ large. Mullins demonstrates … Continue reading Revolting Things

Writing the New World

“A lucid, forceful, and beautifully written study of faith, nature, and politics in the early modern Hispanic monarchy. This is an important book that urges political philosophy to deal more squarely with empire’s complicated historical relationship to ecology and knowledge.”—John Slater, author of Todos son hojas: Literatura e Historia Natural en el Barroco español   … Continue reading Writing the New World

Announcing Our Spring 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between March and August 2021. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a journey to explore the diversity and complexity of Florida today, a portrait of the threatened Florida scrub-jay, an anthology of environmental writing about the Gulf South region, a personal look inside a professional ballet dancer’s … Continue reading Announcing Our Spring 2021 Season

Welcome to Our 2021 SHA Historical and Underwater Archaeology Virtual Booth

This year’s Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology hosted by the Society for Historical Archaeology will take place virtually January 6-9, 2021. Our virtual booth is open through February 1 and offers great deals on our historical archaeology titles. Use code CHUA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View All Titles in Our Virtual … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 SHA Historical and Underwater Archaeology Virtual Booth

Welcome to Our 2021 AHA Virtual Booth

This year’s American Historical Association Conference is taking place virtually. Our virtual booth is open through June 1 and offers great deals on our history titles. Use code AHA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit  Have … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 AHA Virtual Booth

Welcome to Our 2021 MLA Virtual Booth

This year’s Modern Language Association conference will take place virtually January 7-10, 2021. Our virtual booth is open through February 1 and offers great deals on our titles. Use code MLA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 MLA Virtual Booth

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

“Combines rich statistical sources with stories of workers’ lives to provide an innovative analysis of the rise of São Paulo in the first few decades of the twentieth century. Essential reading for anyone interested in modern Latin America, and in the immigration and urban history of the Western Hemisphere.”—Joel Wolfe, author of Autos and Progress: The … Continue reading Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Wage-Earning Slaves

“This book offers the first social history of ‘coartados,’ enslaved people who made partial payments towards their manumission price, in Cuba’s nineteenth-century slave society. It is a fascinating window into their everyday experiences and into the centuries-long efforts by Africans and their descendants to assert control over their lives, their bodies, and their labor.”—Alejandro de … Continue reading Wage-Earning Slaves