Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

This fall, while some conferences are planning in person meetings, many are still offering online formats or hybrid options. We are hosting online virtual booths and book sales on our website in connection with the meetings below. Whether you are attending these meetings in person or virtually, visit our virtual booths for deep discounts on … Continue reading Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

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

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

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

“We know remarkably little about how the Shenandoah Valley’s African Americans negotiated the vexing uncertainties of secession, civil war, and Reconstruction. This compelling and accessibly written narrative foregrounds the struggles of freedom-seeking enslaved persons in America’s most turbulent era.”—Brian Matthew Jordan, author of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War“A groundbreaking study that demonstrates … Continue reading Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

Atlantic Passages

“Makes a fresh and compelling intervention, and provides a new theoretical framing for thinking about Liberia’s uncomfortable place in the history of American expansion.”—Bronwen Everill, author of Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia “In this original and thought-provoking study, Murray forces a reconsideration of the very ideas of race and racial identity in the … Continue reading Atlantic Passages

Books for Black History Month

This month, we’re highlighting a wide variety of our new and classic books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora. Recent titles include the story of exiled Black Panther Pete O’Neal, a cookbook of Gullah cuisine from chef Sallie Ann Robinson, essays on the relationship between NASA and the civil rights movement, and … Continue reading Books for Black History Month

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