Remembering and Forgetting Organized Racial Violence

REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING ORGANIZED RACIAL VIOLENCE by Margaret M. Mulrooney, author of Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina As a historian, I’m amazed by the correlations between today’s political climate and that of a century ago. Voter suppression and fraud? Check. Intense political partisanship? Check. Paramilitary violence against civilians, intensified white supremacist activity, … Continue reading Remembering and Forgetting Organized Racial Violence

Ancestors of Worthy Life

This title and all historical archaeology titles are currently discounted in our Conference on Historical & Underwater Archaeology sale. Use code CHUA15 at checkout. Today we publish Teresa S. Moyer's Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare. The newest title in our Cultural Heritage Studies Series, Ancestors of Worthy Life examines historic preservation at Baltimore's Mount … Continue reading Ancestors of Worthy Life

A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

"A compelling story of how alienated people found refuge in the alien landscape of the Great Dismal Swamp."---Randall H. McGuire, author of Archaeology as Political Action "These communities represent a largely unrecognized, alternative declaration of independence. They are a part of world history that is truly revolutionary."---Mark P. Leone, author of The Archaeology of Liberty … Continue reading A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937–1955 by Lindsey R. Swindall Left-leaning African Americans united in the American South in the late 1930s to fight back against racism and the oppression of workers in America and around the world. The cloud of suspicion and repression of the McCarthy … Continue reading The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World