"Still They Remember Me"
The thirteen stories in this new volume were among those that the Penobscot elder Newell Lyon recounted to anthropologist Frank Speck, who published them in 1918 as Penobscot Transformer Tales. Transcribed for the first time into current Penobscot orthography and with a new English translation, this instructive and entertaining story cycle focuses on the childhood and coming-of-age of Gluskabe, the tribe’s culture hero.
Minds and Hearts
Minds and Hearts is the dual biography of two remarkable siblings, James Otis Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren, set amidst the rush of events, competing ideologies, and changing social conditions of eighteenth-century America. Hacker crafts a compelling narrative that focuses on the Otises’ unique and dramatic relationship and traces their impact on the Revolutionary movement in Massachusetts.
Making the Forever War
The late historian Marilyn B. Young, a preeminent voice on the history of U.S. military conflict, spent her career reassessing the nature of American global power, its influence on domestic culture and politics, and the consequences felt by those on the receiving end of U.S. military force. Making the Forever War brings Young’s articles and essays on American war together for the first time, including never before published works.