Islam and the Americas

NEW! Islam and the Americas Edited by Aisha Khan In case studies that include the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States, the contributors to this interdisciplinary volume trace the establishment of Islam in the Americas over the past three centuries. Together, these essays challenge the typical view of Islam as timeless, predictable, and opposed … Continue reading Islam and the Americas

Cooking with Sorghum’s Savor: Intern Guest Post

By Zoë Herdt, Sales and Marketing Intern A marketing intern at the University Press of Florida, Zoë is majoring in advertising and English at the University of Florida. She is the host of readbyzoe, a YouTube (“BookTube”) channel dedicated to sharing her “slight book obsession” with the world. She hopes to one day work in … Continue reading Cooking with Sorghum’s Savor: Intern Guest Post

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

"Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya planned and built their beautiful cities. It will become both a handbook and a source of ideas for other archaeologists for years to come."—George J. Bey III, coauthor of Twin … Continue reading Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Society for American Archaeology 2015

Last week, director Meredith Morris-Babb and our office manager Cindy Laukert traveled to San Francisco to take part in the Society for American Archeology's 80th annual meeting! We displayed a ton of archaeology and anthropology books at our booth. If you want to see at all of the books we displayed, we've created a virtual booth. You can even … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2015

James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

NEW! James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination by Michael Patrick Gillespie “As Gillespie combines national, geographical, and historical contexts with close readings of Joyce’s works, the theme of exile takes on unexpected nuances.”—Margot Norris, editor of Dubliners “Casts significant new light on Joyce’s writings.”—John Paul Riquelme, editor of A Portrait of the Artist as a … Continue reading James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

Where in the World Does Your Food Come From?

Special guest post by Amanda Harris, author of Fruits of Eden . Throughout his life, David Fairchild was America’s best-known plant explorer. He and a small group of other dedicated botanists, who each loved eating and traveling and swapping adventure stories, helped to transform American food. When they started their work at the end of … Continue reading Where in the World Does Your Food Come From?