Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a special sale on our books in astronautics and space history. Highlights include Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments, an unprecedented photographic history that offers a wealth of unpublished and recently discovered images, and Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, an … Continue reading Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

The Letters of George Long Brown

“An engaging series of commentaries and vignettes about life in Florida in the antebellum period. A must-read for understanding frontier Florida.”—James G. Cusick, author of The Other War of 1812: The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida “The letters of George Long Brown, a New England merchant who plied his business in … Continue reading The Letters of George Long Brown

The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

“Presents case studies proving the material realities of enslavement in the northeastern United States. Shatters the myth that slavery was only a fact of life in the American South and in the Caribbean and charts an important direction for continued research.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Brings … Continue reading The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

JoAnn Morgan, NASA Senior Executive

Excerpt from Made in Florida: Artists, Celebrities, Activists, Educators, and Other Icons in the Sunshine State, by Art Levy. JOANN MORGAN NASA aerospace engineer, first woman to serve as a senior executive at Kennedy Space Center, interviewed in May 2018, when she was seventy-seven, New Smyrna Beach. My favorite birthday present as a child was a chemistry set. What … Continue reading JoAnn Morgan, NASA Senior Executive

The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies

“Makes a significant new scholarly contribution to historical archaeologies of exchange by foregrounding intimate and alternative economic systems and the connections they inspire without distancing them from the processes of capitalism and globalization in which they operated.”—Krysta Ryzewski, coeditor of Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action    “Innovative and inspiring. Essential reading … Continue reading The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies

United States Reconstruction across the Americas

“With provocative, insightful essays, this volume helps formulate the questions, approaches, and arguments that can break us out of nationalist lenses and begin to craft truly innovative histories of a crucial era in the history of the nation and of the world.”—Gregory P. Downs, author of After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War “Broadens … Continue reading United States Reconstruction across the Americas

The Quest for Unpublished Photos of Apollo 11

By J. L. Pickering, coauthor of Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments This book is available at a discount price through July 31, 2019, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Order here and use code APOLLO. How many photos of an historical event are “enough”? The answer likely … Continue reading The Quest for Unpublished Photos of Apollo 11

Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

“A milestone in the study of mortuary practices in Arabia over several millennia of late prehistoric developments. It combines detailed archaeological insights of unique burial practices with a wealth of bioarchaeological data.”—Dušan Boric, author of Deathways at Lepenski Vir: Patterns in Mortuary Practice Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia brings together experts in archaeology … Continue reading Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia