Free eBooks for July 2021

Looking for a good summer read? These ten free eBooks invite readers to explore the Sunshine State, illuminating the inspiration for Disney World and taking readers beyond the Orlando theme parks to learn about Florida's filmmakers and sculptors, the human heritage of Miami, and even the firsthand experiences of Hurricane Maria refugees. You can enjoy … Continue reading Free eBooks for July 2021

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Intern Guest Post: Humanities Publishing and the Public Sphere

Written by Brandon Murakami, outreach assistant, Summer 2021 This internship was offered in partnership with the University of Florida Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere as part of the Center's 2021 Public Humanities Internship Program for Graduate Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Aloha! My name is Brandon Murakami and … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Humanities Publishing and the Public Sphere

Heritage and the Existential Need for History

“A rewarding exploration of the strategies we devise to make sense of the past, a sphere that Webster sees as simultaneously behind yet amongst us. In considering scenarios from antiquity to the present, this study reveals the very human desire to acknowledge time itself, and our need to construct ways to stand to it.”—Andrea M. … Continue reading Heritage and the Existential Need for History

Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

“Brunson’s examination of the struggle of minorities against racism and sexism in a republican system claiming racelessness and equality for all is illuminating—and still relevant today, in Cuba and many other societies.”—Aline Helg, author of Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas “In this comprehensive and much-needed study, Brunson utilizes a wide array of previously … Continue reading Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

Political Thought and the Origins of the American Presidency

“These essays offer a set of revealing insights into the origins of the American presidency, the most novel and unprecedented office that the framers of the Constitution created.”—Jack Rakove, author of Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America“Provides an important and timely contribution to the conception, implementation, and early development of the executive office … Continue reading Political Thought and the Origins of the American Presidency

Rómulo Betancourt

“Rómulo Betancourt is one of those people who made a difference, not only for his native Venezuela but as an exemplar of what might be possible for other nations in their quest for freedom and democracy within a context of economic prosperity and socioeconomic well-being.”—from the foreword by John V. Lombardi  “A book twice essential: … Continue reading Rómulo Betancourt

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2021 and February 2022. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a literary collection from contemporary Latinx writers in Florida, the first photographic history of the early years of NASA's Space Shuttle program, a journey through the Caribbean's Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, essays … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

“An important compilation of original essays and interviews on the Afro-digital—its meaning, its manifestations, its limits, and its impact on digital humanities. A significant contribution to the fields of digital humanities, Afro-Latinx studies, and ethnic studies.”—Jessica Marie Johnson, author of Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic WorldThis volume presents examples of how … Continue reading Afro-Latinx Digital Connections