Long-time SMRC-member Russell Skowronek is pleased to announce the publication of a new book of interest to the SMRC membership. Co-authored with Drs. M. James Blackman and Ronald L. Bishop of the Smithsonian Institution with contributions from many scholars of Alta California (Barter, Costello, Farris, Felton, Hoover, Imwalle, Peelo, Reyes, Voss, Williams) the book titled, Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California, Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain (ISBN 9780813049816) is published by the University Press of Florida. Graced with many color-plates made possible through a very kind subvention provided by the California Missions Studies Association the book will be a standard reference for decades to come. Available in July of 2014 the hardbound book is priced at $79.95. Those who act before May 23 may obtain the book at a 60% discount or $35.00 connected to the Society for American Archaeology conference (source code: SAA14). Orders may be placed on line at: www.upf.com or by phone at 800-226-3822. Be certain to provide the source code to receive the discounted rate.