The following books are now available in paperback this month! Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean 2017 Alf Andrew Heggoy Book Prize Winner “This well-researched book moves beyond being simply an analysis of the issues surrounding race, … Continue reading New in paperback
Over the past forty years, the study of women and gender has become foundational for understanding the early modern period. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World encompasses both single-author and edited collections that fall within and outside the traditional … Continue reading Series Update: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
The following is an excerpt from Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss: Private Equity, Wealth, and Inequality by Daniel Scott Souleles. It is the newest book in the Anthropology of Contemporary North America series, which aims to publish teachable, empirically rich, … Continue reading Excerpt: Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss
Books Finding a New Midwestern History Jon K. Lauck Review by the Russell Kirk Center: “…the chapters cover a wealth of topics. Many of the authors take a fairly conventional approach to the region—there are the customary chapters, for example, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Save 50% off these summer reading books! Enter 6SUMM in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires July 15, 2019 and is good for U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Browse the books … Continue reading Summer Reading Sale
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish and Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Nebraska, … Continue reading Where in the Monster-Fish World Is Mark Spitzer?
Serin D. Houston is an assistant professor of geography and international relations at Mount Holyoke College. Her new book Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance is now available. I grew up in rural, northern Vermont, a place where the rolling … Continue reading From the Desk of Serin D. Houston: Exploring a Storied Landscape
Hilary Malatino is an assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Pennsylvania State University and core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute. Their new book Queer Embodiment: Monstrosity, Medical Violence, and Intersex Experience is available now. If there’s anything I’ve learned … Continue reading From the Desk of Hilary Malatino: The Erasure and Exclusion of Intersex Bodies
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This June we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Amy Essington’s The Integration of the Pacific Coast League! About the Book: While Jackie Robinson’s 1947 season with … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Integration of the Pacific Coast League!