The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

“An excellent and wide-ranging discussion of early nineteenth-century political economy in America, showing it to have been the by-product of dialogue with European luminaries and particular American material and intellectual needs.”—Brian Schoen, coeditor of Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era     Due to the enormous influence of Adam … Continue reading The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

American Historical Association 2020

Acquisitions editor Sian Hunter attended the American Historical Association Conference in New York City last weekend. This was our first conference of the year, and we unveiled our new 75th anniversary logo! It was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are a few books we brought to the conference: … Continue reading American Historical Association 2020

Deadly Virtue

“Fresh and innovative. Using a comparative and Atlantic World perspective, Martel suggests alternate ways of looking at colonial Florida and provides new answers to old questions regarding settler-native interactions during the sixteenth century.”—Daniel S. Murphree, author of Constructing Floridians: Natives and Europeans in the Colonial Floridas, 1513–1783 In Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots … Continue reading Deadly Virtue

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

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

Picturing Cuba

“Compelling and relevant. Takes readers on a journey through the history of Cuban art’s significance, demonstrating how art has mirrored the cultural life of the country as well as how politics affect the production of art itself.”—Isabel Alvarez Borland, coeditor of Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating Identities Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island … Continue reading Picturing Cuba

The Mariel Boatlift

“In this informative and moving work, historian Triay (Fleeing Castro) expertly explores one of the most infamous refugee crises in U.S. history. . . . This compassionate and accessible study is especially relevant given current debates surrounding immigration.”—Publishers Weekly “With the rigor of an accomplished historian and the grace of a superb storyteller, Victor Andres … Continue reading The Mariel Boatlift

The Letters of George Long Brown

“An engaging series of commentaries and vignettes about life in Florida in the antebellum period. A must-read for understanding frontier Florida.”—James G. Cusick, author of The Other War of 1812: The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida “The letters of George Long Brown, a New England merchant who plied his business in … Continue reading The Letters of George Long Brown

United States Reconstruction across the Americas

“With provocative, insightful essays, this volume helps formulate the questions, approaches, and arguments that can break us out of nationalist lenses and begin to craft truly innovative histories of a crucial era in the history of the nation and of the world.”—Gregory P. Downs, author of After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War “Broadens … Continue reading United States Reconstruction across the Americas