New Paperback Release: A Revolution in Movement

Honorable Mention, Latin American Studies Association Mexico Section Best Book in the Humanities “A deep dive into the dance and visual art worlds of Mexico from the 1920s through the 1960s.”—Dance Teacher “Snow’s thorough research is evident.”—Choice “Provides fresh perspectives on postrevolutionary Mexican culture. . . . A useful jumping-off point for future discussions of … Continue reading New Paperback Release: A Revolution in Movement

Allegory and the Poetic Self

“A stunning collection of essays on first-person allegorical narratives of the late Middle Ages that brings together an impressive group of scholars from different linguistic traditions.”—Katherine A. Brown, author of Boccaccio’s Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal  “North American and European scholars have come together in a constructive framework to underscore with insightfulness … Continue reading Allegory and the Poetic Self

New Paperback Release: Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

“A needed addition to the scholarship, centering African Americans within [a] narrative that typically marginalizes them. . . . Helps create a more accurate and inclusive picture of this era.”—H-Net “A solidly researched and well-written addition to the literature concerning slavery and the Civil War and furthers the effort to make more widely known a number … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

Baseball and Cultural Heritage

The influence of baseball heritage in society and culture   “The relationship between baseball and heritage is addressed in a comprehensive, engaging, and informative manner in an international context. This is a valuable book for baseball scholars, sport historians, and anyone interested in the phenomena of sport heritage.”—Murray G. Phillips, editor of Representing the Sporting Past in … Continue reading Baseball and Cultural Heritage

New Paperback Release: New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

"The starting point for anyone trying to understand the current field of the study of African American recolonization.”—Choice “Succeeds in demonstrating the importance of colonization to several aspects of early American history and pushing scholarly conversations in new and exciting directions.”—Journal of the Early Republic “[A] well-curated collection.”—Journal of American History “A set of remarkably … Continue reading New Paperback Release: New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

“Exceptionally smart and timely. . . . This book offers a powerful reminder of the human cost of these politically motivated immigration experiments.”—H-Net “A strong contribution to the scholarship of U.S.-Cuban relations, and in addition, it contributes to our understandings of how young people have been used by states in contests over migration, power, and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

“The range of scholarship that this volume represents is truly impressive at every stage, and the critical undertaking that it embodies serves as a useful and insightful summation of the field.”—Review of English Studies “A compelling and generative source for scholars and students of myriad fields.”—Studies in the Novel “An insightful and illuminating read, with … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

“Nancy Topf is a legend. We are lucky to have this book that so beautifully and lovingly details Hetty King’s personal journey to somatic education and practice with Topf. Through King’s stories and Topf’s drawings and movement activities, we get to know Topf, her legacy, and the profound nature of her work. From those new … Continue reading A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Caribbean Philosophical Association Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Book Award Caribbean Studies Association Barbara T. Christian Literary Award, Honorable Mention “[An] engaging, wide-ranging treatise on self-exiled Caribbean writers. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice  “Outstanding. . . . The depth of its historical knowledge and its sustained critique of near-sacrosanct ideas of the Caribbean make this a … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Creole Renegades

Bertha Maxwell-Roddey

“An excellent biography reflective of the great contributions of Maxwell-Roddey to K–12 Black education, higher education, and African American studies. A beautifully written tribute to one of the most consequential Black educators of our time. Well balanced in historical execution and tone, this book will stand the test of time.”—Derrick P. Alridge, coeditor of The Black … Continue reading Bertha Maxwell-Roddey