2019 Florida Historical Society Award Winners

The Florida Historical Society has an extensive honors program recognizing significant contributions to knowledge of our state. We are pleased to announce our four award-winning books in this year’s competition. CHARLTON TEBEAU AWARD Named in honor of the late Charlton W. Tebeau, longtime University of Miami history professor and author of the acclaimed book A … Continue reading 2019 Florida Historical Society Award Winners

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

“Will become the defining analysis of the question of Jewishness in Stein’s writing—a question absolutely crucial to understanding this great modernist writer. An important and long-awaited contribution to Stein studies.”—Barbara Will, author of Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma “The first full-length study of Gertrude Stein’s Jewishness and how it is central … Continue reading Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Bears

“This engaging survey draws upon archaeological, ecological, ethnographic, ethnohistorical, and artistic materials to offer a regional perspective on bears in the Eastern Woodlands. The volume is a timely synthesis rich in details about the multiple roles of bears as pests, pets, food, commodities, venerated icons, and mythical figures.”—Elizabeth J. Reitz, coauthor of Charleston: An Archaeology of … Continue reading Bears

The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

“A significant contribution to the continuing contentious debate on the status of Puerto Rico. . . . In addition to archival resources, the author includes interviews with prominent Puerto Rican political leaders in and out of government to provide a historical and contemporary basis for understanding the language issue on the island.”—Choice   “A welcome … Continue reading The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Women Making Modernism

“A fascinating case for the ‘making’ of modernism by women writers through their networking, contestation, and affiliation with each other. This volume’s widely admired contributors more than live up to their reputations with their thought-provoking analyses.”—Holly A. Laird, author of Women Coauthors Challenging the tendency of scholars to view women writers of the modernist era as … Continue reading Women Making Modernism

Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Written by Kaylyn Ling, editorial, design, and production intern at the University Press of Florida This past fall, I worked with a number of fascinating titles as an intern in the EDP department. I was constantly impressed by each author’s rich contributions to their field, as well as the insight and innovation of their editors and … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Books to Watch For in 2020

Spring 2020 Exhibit Schedule

University Press of Florida will be at these upcoming conferences and book fairs this spring. Annual Meeting of the Florida Conference of Historians Lake City, FL February 28-29 The African American Intellectual History Society's Annual Conference Austin, TX March 6-7 University Press of Florida's 75th Anniversary Open House University of Florida Smathers Library Room 100, … Continue reading Spring 2020 Exhibit Schedule