Modeling Entradas

“Brings the archaeology of first contact between Europeans and American Indians front and center. A major contribution to the archaeology, ethnohistory, and history of early colonial America.”—Robbie Ethridge, author of From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540–1715 “Provides a wealth of new scholarship addressing the archaeology of sixteenth … Continue reading Modeling Entradas

Millard Fillmore Caldwell

When actions of the past clash with the values of today “Mormino, an astute and knowledgeable observer of modern Florida, has produced a provocative and readable biography of one of the state’s important but little-known governors.”—Julian M. Pleasants, author of Home Front: North Carolina during World War II “One of Florida’s most distinguished historians captures the post–World … Continue reading Millard Fillmore Caldwell

The Unexpected History of South Florida’s Early Naturalists

By James A. Kushlan, author of Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida's Early Naturalists The Everglades has been a large part of my entire life, beginning when I was growing up on the Little River in postwar Miami, and becoming even more so when I began studying its biology in the 1970s. The more I … Continue reading The Unexpected History of South Florida’s Early Naturalists

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

“Critically connects the two sprawling scholarly and public conversations about race and memory in the United States. This is a must read for anyone who wants to better understand how the lost cause won and why middle-class white women were its most effective foot soldiers.”—Kristin Ann Hass, author of Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall “Wendt’s … Continue reading The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

A Revolution in Movement

“Thorough and informative, this impressive study offers original research and new insights into how the many pieces of a much larger story of the culture and arts of postrevolutionary Mexico all fit together.”—Tatiana Flores, author of Mexico’s Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to ¡30-30!   A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico … Continue reading A Revolution in Movement

Seeking the American Tropics

“An enlightening journey through the geological, botanical, and zoological discoveries made by the iconic naturalists who over centuries have helped shape our knowledge of South Florida’s unique and diverse natural history.”—Ron Magill, communications director, Zoo Miami “Kushlan tells of the people who were compelled to decipher and name the tropical flora even while experiencing the … Continue reading Seeking the American Tropics

The Legacy of Jim Crow in Today’s Healthcare Disparities

By Christine Ardalan, author of The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida News reports during the spring and summer months of 2020 documenting the outbreaks and deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic shined a spotlight on the disproportionate occurrences in Black communities. Black Americans were not only more likely to be infected with the coronavirus … Continue reading The Legacy of Jim Crow in Today’s Healthcare Disparities

The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

“A veritable toolbox of new research, this innovative nuts-and-bolts volume reveals the complex, resilient set of relationships that made Maya exchange systems thrive for millennia.”—Debra S. Walker, editor of Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay “Provides a snapshot of current research on Maya trade. From discussions of marketplaces to the provisioning of elite and … Continue reading The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

The Extraordinary Life of Jane Wood Reno

A fearless writer in the Miami wilderness “What a life. A character with character. Minced no words. A romantic. Drank too much, smoked too much, cursed too much. Listened better than anyone. A heart for the less blessed. A kickass journalist. A ‘Mummy’ and ‘Grandmud’ who cared fiercely for family. This book has most everything … Continue reading The Extraordinary Life of Jane Wood Reno

Welcome to Our 2020 ASALH Virtual Booth

This year's ASALH Conference will be held virtually throughout the month of September. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our African American studies titles. Use code ALH20 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 ASALH Virtual Booth