In Celebration of Merce Cunningham’s 100th Birthday

In celebration of Merce Cunningham's 100th Birthday, we're pleased to share this excerpt from Marianne Preger-Simon's Dancing with Merce Cunningham, her memoir of one of the most influential companies in modern American dance and the brilliance of its visionary leader.    ~ ONE STEP LEADS TO ANOTHER In late spring of 1949, I learned that Merce Cunningham was giving … Continue reading In Celebration of Merce Cunningham’s 100th Birthday

How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism

“Weaving together the stories of private conservationists, state boosters, and New Dealers, Nelson captures a pivotal moment in the development of Florida as a tourist destination. We may be surprised by the sacrifices of CCC workers or the schemes of Florida’s politicians, but readers will appreciate all the more how their efforts have preserved some … Continue reading How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education

“Superb. A valuable reference tool for a wide range of topics that every medical educator should know about. A must-read for all medical school administrators, especially in areas of curriculum, student affairs, faculty affairs, ethics, and professionalism.”—Roberta E. Sonnino, former professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine While medical schools usually emphasize the teaching of … Continue reading Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education

Society for American Archaeology 2019

Last weekend, we traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to attend the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting. We brought our new and bestselling archaeology and anthropology books with us, and it was great to meet with everyone who stopped by our booth! Thanks to our authors who visited us at SAA: Jane Eva Baxter, author … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2019