Teresa Bergman Talks About "Exhibiting Patriotism" On “The Museum Life” This Friday (7/17)
July 13th, 2015
Our author Teresa Bergman will discuss the themes in her book Exhibiting Patriotism on this Friday’s episode of “The Museum Life”on VoiceAmerica Radio at 7 AM (PT). In Exhibiting Patriotism, Bergman analyzes exhibits, interpretive materials, and orientation films at major US sites, from Mt. Rushmore and to the USS Arizona Memorial. She’ll talk with host Carol Bossert about the research that examined the patriotic narratives of some of our most beloved memorials and how this narrative is changing and what this means to our sense of national identity.
More on the program can be found here. And details about Teresa’s Left Coast book are here.
Recommended Titles to Kick Start Your Summer
June 18th, 2015
Ah, summer! Time to regroup and do some pleasure reading, academic style.
Whether you want to deepen your expertise on a topic or simply enjoy a good read, we have some fantastic titles that will both inform and engage you as summer gets underway. Want an eBook edition to take with you to the beach? All but a few of our titles are available as eBooks.
And don't forget that you always save 15% (30% on hardcover-only titles) when you order directly on our site.
Author Johnny Saldaña to be Honored with Prestigious Award
May 7th, 2015
Congratulations to our author Johnny Saldaña, the 2015 recipient of the Campton Bell Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Alliance for Theatre & Education! He’ll receive this honor at AATE’s annual meeting in August.
Learn more about his Left Coast book “Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage” at http://bit.ly/1zPzQW3
Listen to LCP Publisher Mitch Allen's Interview on "The Museum Life"
March 20th, 2015
Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be in book publishing, especially for your favorite, slightly off center, reasonably priced academic and professional resources book publisher? Now’s your chance! Listen to Left Coast Publisher Mitch Allen’s interview on “The Museum Life” hosted by Carol Bossert on VoiceAmerica Radio. In the interview, he discusses the pleasures (and occasional perils) of life as a book publisher, especially in the museum studies realm, as we celebrate our 10th anniversary.
for the audio.
Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland Talk Anthropology in Business in Recent Podcast
January 20th, 2015
Last week, the New Books Network's anthropology site posted a podcast interview with LCP authors Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland. In the podcast, the pair of business anthropology experts discuss their most recent book, the edited volume Handbook of Anthropology in Business. In the interview, the pair discuss the origins and purpose of the Handbook, as well as going deep into the intersection between anthropology and business.
You can listen to the full interview on the New Books in Anthropology website, at this link.
Left Coast Sweeps the 2014 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Titles Derby!
January 6th, 2015
Happy 2015! This year promises to be a big one for us, as we celebrate our 10-year anniversary.
And we’re starting out the year with some fantastic news. Six (6!) of our titles have been honored as Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Title winners! This is a huge recognition from the American Library Association’s magazine dedicated to reviews of academic books and digital resources for the higher education field.
Be sure to tell your university librarian to order these award-winning titles:
Congratulations to these authors!