From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

Denise I. Bossy has fifteen years of experience as a historian studying the early Native South. She is the editor of The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina (Nebraska, 2018).   American Indian History is Local History I am a local … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books

From the Desks of Curtis Hinsley and David Wilcox: A Confrontation of Understanding

The following contribution is from Curtis M. Hinsley and David R. Wilcox, editors of Coming of Age in Chicago: The 1893 World’s Fair and the Coalescence of American Anthropology (Nebraska, 2016). Hinsley is Regents’ Professor Emeritus of History and Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern … Continue reading From the Desks of Curtis Hinsley and David Wilcox: A Confrontation of Understanding