Sisterly Networks

“This collection of essays is a celebration and an initiation. It invites readers into a reflective appraisal of the pathbreaking work of women’s history and women historians in the South over the past fifty years.”—Jennifer Ritterhouse, author of Discovering the South: One Man’s Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s “A fine collection of essays … Continue reading Sisterly Networks

Women’s History: A Reading List

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH). In recognition of this milestone we’ve curated a selection of our books focusing on women’s history. Read about the development of southern women’s history, the lives of women in the South, and the stories of women who fought for the environment … Continue reading Women’s History: A Reading List

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

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

“An excellent introduction to all aspects of reading the sagas, combining practical guidance to approaching the texts with clear delineation of the genre and comprehensive analysis of the critical literature.”—Alison Finlay, co-translator of The Saga of the Jómsvikings: A Translation with Full Introduction “Will become the standard introduction to the sagas for students who are approaching … Continue reading An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Police Brutality and the Exile of Black Panther Pete O’Neal

By Paul J. Magnarella, author of Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O’Neal Story “We want an immediate end to POLICE BRUTALITY and MURDER of Black people.” This demand did not follow the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25, 2020. Rather it preceded that horrific event by over 50 years; it … Continue reading Police Brutality and the Exile of Black Panther Pete O’Neal

Excerpt from This Day in Florida History

Published in connection with University Press of Florida's 75th anniversary, This Day in Florida History is a 365-day tour through five centuries of Florida history. Featuring one entry per day of the year, this book is an enlightening collection of moments that illustrate the depth and complexity of the state's past. It is the perfect … Continue reading Excerpt from This Day in Florida History

Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Since conferences we usually attend in the spring have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, we are hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through June 30. OAH History Sale Visit Our Virtual Booth Use code OAH20 at checkout. SAA and AAPA Archaeology Sale Visit … Continue reading Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Reckoning with Rebellion

“A truly innovative work that makes the United States Civil War newly comprehensible. For decades scholars have been saying that we need to place the Civil War in a global context, and at last Sheehan-Dean gets about the work of doing it.”—Gregory P. Downs, author of After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War “Sheehan-Dean … Continue reading Reckoning with Rebellion

From Saloons to Steak Houses

Black beans and vice in Florida’s Cigar City “This rollicking ride through Tampa history captures the flavor of the city through the stories of some of its most colorful and legendary people and places. From bootleggers and jook joints to labor strikes and sit-ins, this is social history at its finest.”—Janine Farver, former executive director, … Continue reading From Saloons to Steak Houses

This Day in Florida History

Short takes on five centuries of history “Takes readers on a 365-day virtual tour through Florida’s 500-year history, from the first documented encounters of Indigenous peoples and Spanish colonial explorer-conquistadors through the Space Age and beyond. Expertly researched and written by professional historians, each entry reconstructs a key moment from Florida’s famously weird, frequently tumultuous … Continue reading This Day in Florida History