People Power

“Provides an inspiring example to organizers, writers, educators, and others looking for ways to live that are consistent with their ideals.”—Texas Observer “Lawrence Goodwyn helped reframe our understanding of American history. This wonderful book, People Power, enlarges our understanding of Goodwyn’s contribution to his students, to organizing, and to the making of history. It is a … Continue reading People Power

Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage

“This book is the result of a lifetime commitment to generous types of scholarship and ethnographic practice. Its rich historical descriptions and theoretical analyses will be a long-lasting contribution to the many fields of American anthropology, archaeology, heritage, and social memory.”—O. Hugo Benavides, author of The Politics of Sentiment: Imagining and Remembering Guayaquil“Christie uses archaeology and … Continue reading Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage

Cuba: A Reading List

We've curated a selection of our books on the history and culture of Cuba, from early colonial years to the 1959 Revolution to daily life today, for those wanting to learn more about the island nation. Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy Edited by Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria “An important … Continue reading Cuba: A Reading List

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