Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

“Sensible, refreshing, and very much needed. This book updates the state of studies of migrations in Late Mesoamerica, embedded within historical backgrounds and researched through various disciplines.”—Eugenia Ibarra Rojas, Universidad de Costa Rica “Compelling. Ancient populations faced many of the same challenges our society grapples with today, and ancient migrations forever altered the linguistic, cultural, … Continue reading Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

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

Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

“An important resource for understanding enslavement and colonialism in the Caribbean, containing a wide array of archaeological contexts. Contributors recognize ways that the built environment may have been a site of self-determination for the enslaved occupants, and repeatedly show that slavery was in no way uniform.”—John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology … Continue reading Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

The Modern Republican Party in Florida

“I couldn’t put this book down. It describes the ascension of the Republican Party from the minority to the majority, allowing individuals to evaluate how that occurred on the Florida landscape. Anyone who loves politics, history, or Florida should read this book.”—Sandra B. Mortham, former Florida secretary of state “An indispensable guide to the modern … Continue reading The Modern Republican Party in Florida

La Meri and Her Life in Dance

“As a revolutionary performing artist whose interests and achievements were truly groundbreaking, La Meri built a life and career deeply deserving of our attention. Ruyter brings a specialist’s knowledge and sensitivity to a subject that demands closer study.”—Norton Owen, director of preservation, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival “A detailed chronicle of the touring, performing, choreographing, teaching, … Continue reading La Meri and Her Life in Dance

The Insistence of Harm

An award-winning collection from an acclaimed contemporary poet “Valverde has been widely published and widely praised. This bilingual edition of an award-winning collection brings Valverde's brilliance into English for the first time, and the poems substantiate his reputation. . . . A long-awaited and enlightening addition to contemporary Spanish-language poetry in translation.”—Booklist “Valverde, one of … Continue reading The Insistence of Harm

Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus, and Neon Pies

“This old Florida boy has been waiting for such a book for a coon’s age. I learned a lot about the origins of our state’s symbols and laughed a lot while reading. It’s a great combination, like butter and grits.”—Jeff Klinkenberg, author of Son of Real Florida: Stories from My Life “An iconoclast, Lane enjoys slaying … Continue reading Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus, and Neon Pies