An Archaeology of Structural Violence

“Brilliantly underscores how the manifestations of modern alienation and social inequality must be at the center of any truly anthropological analysis in the twenty-first century. This fantastic volume makes us comprehend the immense complexities of violent modernity and will compel us to critically interrogate our past, our present, and our future.”—Daniel O. Sayers, author of A … Continue reading An Archaeology of Structural Violence

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

“Jiménez uses a sophisticated mixed-methods approach to grapple with the question of how much migrants change the politics of their home countries. The combination of quantitative analysis and fieldwork in three countries makes it a worthy contribution to the literature.”—Gregory B. Weeks, author of U.S. and Latin American Relations, 2nd Edition “Jam-packed with new theoretical insights … Continue reading Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Telling Migrant Stories

"Through the judicious use of secondary theoretical, critical, archival, and journalistic sources, this excellent and comprehensive collection surveys Latin American documentaries that focus on pertinent sociopolitical and historical issues. An original contribution to Chicano/Latino studies."—David William Foster, author of São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production   "Timely and engaging. Focuses on seldom seen … Continue reading Telling Migrant Stories

Broken Chains and Subverted Plans

“Creatively drawing on archaeological, architectural, and documentary evidence, this book explores the dynamic strategies employed by German Americans and African Americans in the nineteenth-century American frontier to navigate the exclusionary, exploitative, and insidious forces of the emerging world capitalist system.”—Frederick H. Smith, author of The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking “Two in-depth and insightful case … Continue reading Broken Chains and Subverted Plans

Unequal Freedoms

“Ambitious and convincing. This is the first examination of the role of European immigrants in the most southern of U.S. cities and the way that they and their ethnic children conformed to or dissented from the norms of the dominant white Southern culture.”—Walter D. Kamphoefner, author of The Westfalians: From Germany to Missouri “Demonstrates the … Continue reading Unequal Freedoms

Entangling Migration History

"A stimulating collection of new scholarship that brings together three approaches to the history of migration--comparative, transnational, and borderlands--to tell histories of connection across geopolitical boundaries."—Jordan Stanger-Ross, author of Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia "Highlights how migrants shaped local, regional, and transnational connections across time, place, and ethnicities."—Stephanie … Continue reading Entangling Migration History

Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Mormino, author of the iconic Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams, has won the Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing from the Florida Humanities Council for his "distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians." Mormino joined the faculty of the University of South Florida in 1977. He is the co-founder of the Florida … Continue reading Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award