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The Odyssey of an African Slave

Powerful, mesmerizing narrative of the life of an African-born slave

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The Allure of Immortality: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and a Renegade Prophet

Was Cyrus Teed a visionary or villain, savior or two-bit charlatan? In The Allure of Immortality, Lyn Millner weaves the many bizarre strands of Teed's life and those of his followers, the Koreshans, into a riveting story of angels, conmen, angry husbands, yellow journalism, and ultimately, hope.


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Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

In this finely crafted literary biography, Canter Brown Jr. and Larry Eugene Rivers examine Bryan's formative years in Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana, pairing historical insights with selections of her best writing to illustrate how the obstacles she overcame shaped what she wrote.

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Wildman of Rhythm: The Life and Music of Benny Moré

The first English-language biography of the singer known as the Cuban Sinatra

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George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables

With unprecedented access to the Merrick family, and mining a treasure trove of Merrick's personal letters, documents, speeches, and manuscripts, Arva Moore Parks presents the remarkable story of George Merrick and the development of one of the nation's most iconic planned cities.

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Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

In Challenge and Change, June Melby Benowitz draws on a wide variety of primary sources to highlight the connections between the women of the Old Right, the New Right, and today's Tea Party. 

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Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Beyond the Walls offers a new avenue for archaeological study of domestic sites.

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Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Unlike most studies of black Cubans, which focus on Afro-Cuban religion or popular culture, Queeley's penetrating investigation offers a view of strategies and modes of black belonging that transcend ideological, temporal, and spatial boundaries.

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The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

Including research from historical archaeologists and a case study of the Fort St. Joseph trading post in Michigan, this innovative work highlights the fur trade's role in the settlement of the continent, its impact on social relations, and how its study can lead to a better understanding of the American experience.