Welcome to Our 2021 AHA Virtual Booth

This year’s American Historical Association Conference is taking place virtually. Our virtual booth is open through June 1 and offers great deals on our history titles. Use code AHA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit  Have … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 AHA Virtual Booth

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

“Combines rich statistical sources with stories of workers’ lives to provide an innovative analysis of the rise of São Paulo in the first few decades of the twentieth century. Essential reading for anyone interested in modern Latin America, and in the immigration and urban history of the Western Hemisphere.”—Joel Wolfe, author of Autos and Progress: The … Continue reading Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Wage-Earning Slaves

“This book offers the first social history of ‘coartados,’ enslaved people who made partial payments towards their manumission price, in Cuba’s nineteenth-century slave society. It is a fascinating window into their everyday experiences and into the centuries-long efforts by Africans and their descendants to assert control over their lives, their bodies, and their labor.”—Alejandro de … Continue reading Wage-Earning Slaves

Q&A with Simon Wendt, author of The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

In The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century, a comprehensive history of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Simon Wendt shows how the DAR’s efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past were entangled with and strengthened the nation’s racial and gender boundaries. Read below for a Q&A … Continue reading Q&A with Simon Wendt, author of The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

Welcome to Our 2020 SHA Virtual Booth

This year’s Southern Historical Association conference will take place virtually November 19-21, 2020. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our history titles. Use code SHA20 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 SHA Virtual Booth

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