American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

“Hutchinson effectively combines information and perspectives from multiple fields to escort the reader through the development of American health care from its vernacular, home-based beginnings to the formal, highly technical science of today. This wide-ranging book provides useful insights on the continually changing nature of health care, medicine, and well-being in the United States and … Continue reading American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

Presidios of Spanish West Florida

“Using extensive archaeological, historic, and archival data, Bense summarizes and integrates the data collected into a synthesis of how and where Spain first occupied and used the Pensacola area. Relevant for anyone interested in the long-term process of colonization and ethnogenesis. A superb example of how the public can be integrated into a long-term archaeological … Continue reading Presidios of Spanish West Florida

Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Meet the author at these upcoming events!March 3, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL | More infoMarch 9, 7:00 p.m. | Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL | More infoApril 9 | Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL | More info “A beautifully imagined, carefully researched, and masterfully edited oral history. Readers will share the struggles of those who made the … Continue reading Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Dissensuous Modernism

“DeMaagd’s timely study examines the changing sensescape in modernist aesthetics and gives the long-denigrated ‘lower’ senses of smell, taste, and touch their interpretive due, not only uncovering the gendering of sensory experience, but also demonstrating the extent to which sensory practices crucially involve questions of class, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, and species.”—Vicki Tromanhauser, SUNY New Paltz … Continue reading Dissensuous Modernism

Joyce Writing Disability

“A go-to source for researchers interested in modernism and disability studies. It makes concrete something we’ve always known instinctively: that Joyce’s interest in representing non-normative subject positions was ongoing rather than short-lived, extensive rather than selective.”—Vike Martina Plock, author of Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity“Addresses the major texts of Joyce, and is impressive and original in its … Continue reading Joyce Writing Disability

The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas

For more on this book, read Rafael Ocasio's "The Sexual Politics of a Marielito Activist" and Angela L. Willis's "Continuities of Cuban Dissidence." “A welcome and needed work at a time when academia is reenvisioning its discursive fields. It breathes new life into Reinaldo Arenas’s literary corpus by treating it as a cultural object that … Continue reading The Dissidence of Reinaldo Arenas

Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles of the United States

“A comprehensive, one-of-a-kind guidebook detailing the exotic reptiles and amphibians established in the United States. A valuable resource for researchers, educators, land managers, and federal and state agencies and NGOs that care for wildlife and the environment.”—Richard Engeman, research statistician and research biologist, National Wildlife Research Center  “In a single volume, the authors have compiled … Continue reading Exotic Amphibians and Reptiles of the United States

Archaeologies of Indigenous Presence

“A perfect embodiment of the major transformations occurring in North American archaeology today. The wide representation of Native American voices in this volume may be unequalled anywhere in the archaeological literature. The authors advocate methods, concepts, and terminologies to unerase practices of erasure.”—Charles R. Cobb, author of The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the … Continue reading Archaeologies of Indigenous Presence

The Lost Cinema of Mexico

“Offers fascinating readings of forgotten films of the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s. From female wrestlers to Black superstars and from chili westerns to family films, this book reveals a hidden cinematic world that will fascinate and educate Mexicanists, film scholars, and fans alike.”—Paul Julian Smith, author of Multiplatform Media in Mexico: Growth and Change Since 2010“Marvelous. … Continue reading The Lost Cinema of Mexico

Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

“Presents an exquisite analysis of cinematic strategies of Brazilian cinema today, masterfully connecting films to the idea of a constructed hyper-masculinity. The book raises important points about Brazil’s current sociopolitical turn to the extreme right.”—Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, author of Writing Identity: The Politics of Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Literature“An ambitious and theoretically sophisticated study. This veritable tour-de-force … Continue reading Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film