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Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

This volume highlights the little-known story of Robert R. Church Jr., the most prominent black Republican of the 1920s and 1930s. Tracing Church’s lifelong crusade to make race an important part of the national political conversation, Darius Young reveals how Church and other black leaders of this period were critical to the formative years of the civil rights struggle.

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Broadway, Balanchine, and Beyond: A Memoir

Inside the world of show business and dance

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Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump

Showing how “chaos candidate” Donald Trump scored critical victories in Florida in an election cycle that defied conventional political wisdom, this volume offers surprising insights into the 2016 Republican primary and presidential election. 

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Global Garveyism

Arguing that the accomplishments of Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey and his followers have been marginalized in narratives of the black freedom struggle, this volume draws on decades of overlooked research to reveal the profound impact of Garvey’s post–World War I black nationalist philosophy around the world and across the twentieth century.

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

Experience the excitement of the first moon landing on its 50th anniversary

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Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Affective Materialities breaks ground by reexamining modernist theorizations of the body, opening up artistic, political, and ethical possibilities at the intersection of affect theory and ecocriticism, two recent directions in literary studies not typically brought into conversation.

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Archaeologies of Listening

Archaeologists tend to rely on scientific methods to reconstruct past histories, an approach that can alienate local indigenous populations and limit the potential of archaeological research. Essays in this volume argue that listening to and learning from local and descendant communities is vital for interpreting the histories and heritage values of archaeological sites.

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The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants Work

Discover the wonders of plant life

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Made in Florida: Artists, Celebrities, Activists, Educators, and Other Icons in the Sunshine State

Wit and wisdom from 90 famous Floridians

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Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

This book provides a fresh assessment of the works of British-born poet and painter Mina Loy. Laura Scuriatti shows how Loy’s “eccentric” writing and art celebrate ideas and aesthetics central to the modernist movement while simultaneously critiquing them, resulting in a continually self-reflexive and detached stance that Scuriatti terms “critical modernism.”