Race, Place, and Memory

"An immensely welcome longitudinal study of the intersection of race, place, and historical memory in Wilmington, North Carolina. Richly researched, beautifully written, and deeply analytical, Mulrooney’s study is a tour de force."—John David Smith, editor of Interpreting American History: Reconstruction   "With clear and compelling prose, Mulrooney dives beneath the seemingly calm waters of a ‘progressive … Continue reading Race, Place, and Memory

The Country Where My Heart Is

“Much needed. Fills an existing gap in the historical period with a wide range of examples from all over the world.”—Margarita Díaz-Andreu, author of A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past “Provides new, nuanced perspectives that will inspire studies in the materiality of identity creation and transformation in the past and … Continue reading The Country Where My Heart Is

Society for American Archaeology 2016

Last week we displayed new and bestselling archaeology books at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, held this year in Orlando. We had a great time meeting with our archaeologist authors and welcoming conference attendees to the Sunshine State! Our booth was packed with books in archaeology and anthropology, and we sold them at special … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2016

The Archaeology of Ancestors

"A must-have for anyone interested in the role of ancestors in past and present societies."--Mercourios Georgiadis, author of Kos in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age: The Halasarna Finds and the Aegean Settlement Pattern "Ancestor veneration and manipulation are of great importance to our understanding of societies past and present. This volume will become a … Continue reading The Archaeology of Ancestors

Excavating Memory

"A rounded overview of historical and sociocultural approaches to memory that offers a series of interesting and compelling case studies with good global coverage."—Andrew Jones, author of Prehistoric Materialities "Contests constructions of collective memory, the political uses of memory, and the sensory and mnemonic roles played by materials in this process. Excavating Memory is as … Continue reading Excavating Memory

Uncommonly Savage

New from the University Press of Florida! Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States by Paul D. Escott “Reminds us that both losers and victors often had powerful motives to remember—and to forget.”—Caroline E. Janney, author of Remembering the Civil War Spain and the United States both experienced extremely bloody … Continue reading Uncommonly Savage