Archive | July, 2016

National Dance Day 2016

Today is National Dance Day and we’re celebrating with a sale on our newest dance books! Click here to view the books and use code NDD16 at checkout for discount prices. Read on for an extended preview of an upcoming fall dance book! In September we will publish Experiencing the Art of Pas de Deux, a […]

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Simón Bolívar

“Shows us how and why Simón Bolívar is still a major icon in Latin American culture. Cinema, politics, painting, literature, religion, and opera are all touched and marked by ‘El Libertador’ who is still very much an active force in Latin America.”–Efraín Barradas, author of Mente, Mirada, Mano: Visiones y Revisiones de La Obra de […]

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White Sand Black Beach

“Provides new insights into the torturous legacy of race in Miami through the vantage point of Virginia Beach.”–Paul S. George, author of Along the Miami River “With ample measures of passion and research, Bush has written a remarkable book about a special place: Virginia Key, a reminder of the possibilities of protest and change.”–Gary R. […]

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Show Thyself a Man

“Mixon’s examination of black militias in post-emancipation Georgia and their fight for citizenship and equality provides a powerful and compelling portrait of the social revolution process at the grassroots level.”–Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie, author of Freedom’s Seekers: Essays on Comparative Emancipation “Tells the story of the rise and fall of black militia units in Georgia during […]

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Dark and Deep: Encountering the Cold War through Archaeology

Written by Todd A. Hanson, author of The Archaeology of the Cold War . It was a late November in St. Paul, Minnesota. Under a snow-dusted suburban backyard, in the darkness of a former Cold War fallout shelter, I stood ankle-deep in ice-cold water. The water was slowly soaking through my hiking boots and wicking its […]

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Darwin’s Man in Brazil

“A valuable introduction to Fritz Müller, a colorful and important figure in the story of natural history, but someone who has been seriously neglected by historians of science. This volume helps us gain a better understanding not only of Müller’s many contributions but also of the development of Darwin’s ideas about species diversity.”–Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis, […]

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The Archaeology of the Cold War

“A long overdue book that highlights issues of memory, scholarship, and the role of the archaeologist as part of a larger move to address the Cold War as a defining and significant period in human history.”–James P. Delgado, author of Silent Killers: Submarines and Underwater Warfare “An important contribution to the growing number of archaeological […]

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Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

“Dunbar presents new information, perspectives, and interpretations that will have a significant impact on the way archaeologists think about the initial settlement of the lower Southeast and how the dynamic late Pleistocene-early Holocene landscape influenced the lives of Paleoindian people.”–Richard W. Jefferies, author of The Archaeology of Carrier Mills: 10,000 Years in the Saline Valley […]

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Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

“Portrays the vitality and dynamism of indigenous actors in what is arguably one of the most foundational and central zones in the making of modern world history: the Caribbean.”–Maximilian C. Forte, author of Ruins of Absence, Presence of Caribs “Brings together historical analysis and the compelling stories of individuals and families that labored in the […]

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Making Modern Florida

“Adkins portrays a major turning point in the development of modern Florida and has done a great job of bringing to life so many of the people who achieved this massive rewrite of our constitution.”—Talbot D’Alemberte, former president of the American Bar Association and author of The Florida State Constitution “Deftly captures the story of […]

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