Key to the New World

“A splendid work of historical craftsmanship. In tone and content it offers a generally balanced survey of Cuban history through the end of the seventeenth century, and in this regard it promises to offer a very usable introductory text. The writing is accessible and thoughtful, organized around an informative and engaging narrative.”—Louis A. Pérez Jr., … Continue reading Key to the New World

In Season

“In Season invites readers to experience magic in unexpected places. These essays are heartfelt and heartbreaking, incisive and celebratory and funny. They capture the wild and rollicking heart of a state that’s changing faster than any other.”—Ana Maria Spagna, author of Reclaimers “Smart, provocative, vivid, and lively, these essays suggest that ‘sense of place’ is crucial context … Continue reading In Season

Arts of Korea

“A striking new addition to the field. Belongs alongside similar histories of the overseas development of other Asian countries’ major Asian art collections.”—Jinyoung Jin, director of cultural programs, Stony Brook University “An exemplary array of 16 essays presenting case studies from U.K. and U.S. museums that are collecting and exhibiting Korean art, as well as … Continue reading Arts of Korea

British Forts and Their Communities

“A fresh approach to far-flung British forts that unravels the diverse ethnicities of each fort’s garrison and support community, thereby revealing the complex and imperfect ways British imperialists imposed colonialism across the globe.”—Gregory A. Waselkov, author of A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813–1814   “Demonstrates that the study of British forts … Continue reading British Forts and Their Communities

Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida

"A much-needed, comprehensive treatment of fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of Florida for the enthusiast and professional alike.”—Joseph M. Quattro, coauthor of Freshwater Fishes of South Carolina “Excellent. Of particular value are the myriad of species identification tools provided. An important contribution to our understanding of North American fish diversity.”—Rebecca Blanton Johansen, Austin Peay State University … Continue reading Fishes in the Fresh Waters of Florida

Center of Dreams

“Tells the definitive and important story of how the Adrienne Arsht Center came to be the crown jewel of the performing arts in the great, diverse city of Miami, setting the bar for all cultural art venues that have followed in its path.”—Emilio Estefan “An important story of selfless human spirit overcoming the conflicting obstacles … Continue reading Center of Dreams

Son of Real Florida

From the winner of the Florida Humanities Council 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing And the recipient of a Florida Department of State 2018 Florida Folk Heritage Award This book is available at a discount price through April 30, 2018. To order, visit our website and use code REALFL at checkout.   "Nobody writes about the real … Continue reading Son of Real Florida