New Book Day: Deserted Villages: Perspectives from the Eastern Mediterranean

The best days at the Digital Press are NEW BOOK DAYS, and today is better than most. It’s is my pleasure to announce the publication of Deserted Villages: Perspectives from the Eastern Mediterranean edited by Rebecca M. Seifried and Deborah E. Brown Stewart. The book showcases eight, richly detailed studies of abandoned villages in the Eastern Mediterranean and one in North Dakota. The free digital version of the book includes dozens of color photographs, maps, and plans (in black-and-white in the print version). You can download the book here for free. Here’s a press release and the book’s description. New Book Explores Abandoned Settlements…

Sneak Peek: Deserted Villages: Perspectives from the Eastern Mediterranean

It’s incredibly exciting to offer a sneak peek of the next book from The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota: Deserted Villages: Perspectives from the Eastern Mediterranean edited by Rebecca M. Seifried and Deborah E. Brown Stewart. This book is exciting for many reasons.  First, it’s due to appear later this month (and a soon to appear book is the most exciting kind of book I know!) It is also the only book length volume that considers the phenomenon of deserted and abandoned villages in the Eastern Mediterranean from the Medieval to Modern periods. Anyone familiar with Eastern Mediterranean knows that abandoned settlements…