Identifies multiple intersections between blackness and transness from the mid-19th century to the present-day, anti-black and anti-trans legislation, and violence. Drawing on a deep and varied archive of materials, the author examines to how slavery and the production of racialized gender provided the foundations for an understanding of gender as mutable. 259 pp.
Draws upon archaeological evidence, cookbooks, plantation records and folklore to present a nuanced study of the lives of enslaved plantation cooks from colonial times through emancipation and beyond. 177 pp.
This book is a rich concoction of cultural and natural history, archaeological evidence, botanical research, environmental activism and lush descriptions of a contemporary adventurer's encounters with tropical wonders. 218 pp.
Told in the words of the immigrants themselves, the stories in Voices From Mariel offer an up-close view of this international crisis, the largest overseas mass migration in Latin American history. 177 pp.
Exploring how our ancestors lived and how they died, the 40 cases in this book tackle some of history's most enduring questions and illustrate the power of science to reveal the secrets of the past. 170 pp.