NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

“Shines new light on a variety of civil rights topics within aerospace history.”—Steven Moss, coauthor of We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program   “The essays in this useful volume present a nice blend of social, cultural, and political history that provides new and exciting insights into the intersection of race … Continue reading NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Southern Historical Association 2019

Acquisitions editor Sian Hunter attended the Southern Historical Association Conference in Louisville, KY last weekend. We displayed some of our new and bestselling Southern history books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are a few books we brought to the conference: The Public Health Nurses of … Continue reading Southern Historical Association 2019

Southeastern Archaeology Conference 2019

Acquisitions editor Meredith Morris-Babb and acquisitions assistant Rachel Welton attended the Southeastern Archaeological Conference in Jackson, MS last weekend. We displayed some of our new and bestselling archaeology books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are a few books we brought to the conference: Archaeology of … Continue reading Southeastern Archaeology Conference 2019

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

“Sensible, refreshing, and very much needed. This book updates the state of studies of migrations in Late Mesoamerica, embedded within historical backgrounds and researched through various disciplines.”—Eugenia Ibarra Rojas, Universidad de Costa Rica “Compelling. Ancient populations faced many of the same challenges our society grapples with today, and ancient migrations forever altered the linguistic, cultural, … Continue reading Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

“This book is seminal not only for scholars and public policy makers seeking to understand the complicated clinical, political, and social role of public health nursing but also, as importantly, for those seeking to understand the racial and economic structures affecting health care in the American South.”—Patricia D’Antonio, author of Nursing with a Message: Public Health … Continue reading The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

“An important resource for understanding enslavement and colonialism in the Caribbean, containing a wide array of archaeological contexts. Contributors recognize ways that the built environment may have been a site of self-determination for the enslaved occupants, and repeatedly show that slavery was in no way uniform.”—John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology … Continue reading Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean