The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

Meet the author (and the famous Key Marco Cat!) at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Thursday, September 23 at 5pm. For more information, visit our calendar. “An outstanding book on one of North America’s most iconic artifacts. We follow the Cat from its origins as a tree in a forest a few centuries ago … Continue reading The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

The State You’re In

Meet the author at these upcoming events!September 14, 7:00 p.m. | Tombolo Books | St. Petersburg, Florida | Sold outSeptember 19, 3:00 p.m. | Oxford Exchange | Tampa, FloridaSeptember 23, 7:00 p.m. | Florida Southern College | Lakeland, FloridaSeptember 24, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader | Tallahassee, FloridaOctober 15, 6:00 p.m. | Florida Birding and Nature … Continue reading The State You’re In

Dictionary of Latin American Identities

“A most useful and timely reference tool for anyone interested in better understanding Latin American identities and how they have been perceived over time.”—Armin Schwegler, coauthor of Fonética y fonología españolasUnparalleled in its thoroughness, its accessibility, and its relevance to all areas of Latin American studies, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to … Continue reading Dictionary of Latin American Identities

Picturing the Space Shuttle: The Early Years

Rare views of the beginnings of the historic space program, selected and presented by two leading space flight authorities“[An] excellent photographic history. . . . In its comprehensive approach and its introduction of images not often seen, Picturing the Space Shuttle is a collectible time capsule of the first decades of one of NASA’s crowning achievements.”—Foreword Reviews “A … Continue reading Picturing the Space Shuttle: The Early Years

Intersections

“This unique and splendid volume contains insights into cultural creativity stretching from Medieval Spain to Mughal India, from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. It obliterates dichotomies of East-West, Christian-Muslim, and religious-secular, replacing them with Islamicate traces of dalliance and delight for all who explore these well-wrought essays. Magnificently illustrated.”—Bruce B. Lawrence, author of Who Is … Continue reading Intersections

Quilcapampa

“A comprehensive archaeological look at Quilcapampa, a Middle Horizon colony affiliated with the Wari state. This is a much-needed interpretive reconsideration of the Wari Empire’s impact in the Andes that will serve as a cornerstone for the next generation of Wari archaeology.”—R. Alan Covey, author of Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the … Continue reading Quilcapampa

Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology

“A richly researched and intricately layered book that reframes our understanding of heritage as a product of larger cultural processes of education, the development of disciplines, and the articulation of identities both national and local.”—Denise D. Meringolo, author of Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History“In sparkling prose, McGill shows how … Continue reading Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology

The Archaeology of New Netherland

“An in-depth and important new look at the rich culture of Dutch America as revealed through the practice of historical archaeology.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America“Presenting wide-ranging overviews and case studies, this book fills a huge gap in the historical archaeology of early America and presents fascinating … Continue reading The Archaeology of New Netherland

The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

“Makes a major contribution to civil rights history by documenting the extensive political education work of the Black women-led Citizenship Education Program, an organization that promoted voter registration throughout the South. This book clearly shows that women were not only organizers but were the movement’s leaders, and their impact was tremendous.”—Rebecca Tuuri, author of Strategic Sisterhood: … Continue reading The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

Teaching Haiti

Author Event: August 21, 3:00 p.m. The editors and contributors of Teaching Haiti will discuss their new book in a virtual event hosted by the Haitian Studies Association. Discussants will share aspects of their teaching practice and how they educate the wider public about Haitian culture, history, and contemporary politics. To register, click here. “Critical, informative, and forward-looking. An important and … Continue reading Teaching Haiti