New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

“Details the slow rise of Afro-Brazilian political organization in Salvador, the majority-black capital of Brazil’s Bahia state, and sets it within such change in Brazil and the African diaspora. . . . Contributes to comparative studies of the rise of black consciousness. . . . Recommended.”—Choice “Synthesizes the great complexity of the history of what … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Unveiling Pachacamac

“Pachacamac is an iconic and well-known site with a long history of investigation. In this informative volume, researchers working at Pachacamac over the last few decades summarize their work in the context of earlier studies. The book is a must for anyone interested in Andean prehistory or in the comparative study of religious centers and … Continue reading Unveiling Pachacamac

New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

“Exceptionally smart and timely. . . . This book offers a powerful reminder of the human cost of these politically motivated immigration experiments.”—H-Net “A strong contribution to the scholarship of U.S.-Cuban relations, and in addition, it contributes to our understandings of how young people have been used by states in contests over migration, power, and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

“The range of scholarship that this volume represents is truly impressive at every stage, and the critical undertaking that it embodies serves as a useful and insightful summation of the field.”—Review of English Studies “A compelling and generative source for scholars and students of myriad fields.”—Studies in the Novel “An insightful and illuminating read, with … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize “This worthy addition to gender relations literature allows Manley to elaborate on her premise of the utility of female participatory experiences in authoritarian regimes as a vehicle for feminist progress. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “Fills in the yawning lacunae concerning women’s roles during the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

“Nancy Topf is a legend. We are lucky to have this book that so beautifully and lovingly details Hetty King’s personal journey to somatic education and practice with Topf. Through King’s stories and Topf’s drawings and movement activities, we get to know Topf, her legacy, and the profound nature of her work. From those new … Continue reading A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

New Paperback Release: Transnational Hispaniola

“Represents a milestone in a new wave of scholarship on Haiti and the Dominican Republic and a model for the future of collaborative research in defiance of disciplinary borders. . . . Far more than simply imagining more emancipatory futures, this book provides a piece of the map towards realizing them.”—Bulletin of Latin American Research … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Transnational Hispaniola

Time and Identity in Ulysses and the Odyssey

“An extraordinary piece of work: ambitious, illuminating, and erudite, exhibiting exceptional elasticity of thought and feeling.”—Vicki Mahaffey, author of Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions   “Nelson engages the reader in re-experiencing the phenomena of these absorbing narratives and all the narrative issues she treats. Nelson’s great craft is in reprising them in such a way that her readers can … Continue reading Time and Identity in Ulysses and the Odyssey

New Paperback Release: A Struggle for Heritage

“Offers a richly detailed and carefully analyzed picture of the lives of people who simply ‘weren’t there’ according to the usual stories we tell ourselves about the American past. In this counternarrative, archaeology not only extends the existing archive, but also provides the basis for a penetrating critique of that archive and its gaps. A … Continue reading New Paperback Release: A Struggle for Heritage

Digital Heritage and Archaeology in Practice

Digital Heritage and Archaeology in Practice Data, Ethics, and Professionalism and Presentation, Teaching, and Engagement “Expertly surveys the rapidly expanding terrain of digital heritage studies in ways that will appeal to both newcomers and experts. The chapters skillfully weave together methodological experimentation, pedagogical innovation, and ethical responsibility.”—Edward González-Tennant, author of The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and … Continue reading Digital Heritage and Archaeology in Practice