Picturing Cuba

“Compelling and relevant. Takes readers on a journey through the history of Cuban art’s significance, demonstrating how art has mirrored the cultural life of the country as well as how politics affect the production of art itself.”—Isabel Alvarez Borland, coeditor of Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating Identities Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island … Continue reading Picturing Cuba

Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

“Richly theorized and methodologically rigorous, this volume delivers a timely and nuanced discussion of frontiers and borderlands not merely as the peripheries of complex societies but as their own complex and dynamic spaces of interaction and lived experience.”—Bethany L. Turner, Georgia State University “The subject of boundaries and frontiers has not been explored in bioarchaeological … Continue reading Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

The Mariel Boatlift

“In this informative and moving work, historian Triay (Fleeing Castro) expertly explores one of the most infamous refugee crises in U.S. history. . . . This compassionate and accessible study is especially relevant given current debates surrounding immigration.”—Publishers Weekly “With the rigor of an accomplished historian and the grace of a superb storyteller, Victor Andres … Continue reading The Mariel Boatlift

Sallie Ann Robinson’s Kitchen

“Robinson is an inviting and charming guide, as she introduces classic seafood-focused recipes for salads (shrimp, tomato, and red onion), sides (seafood fried rice with crabmeat, oysters, and shrimp), and basic mains such as a blue crab stew, crispy fried grouper, or shrimp and blue crab burgers. . . . This delightful cookbook also serves … Continue reading Sallie Ann Robinson’s Kitchen

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2019

This past weekend the University Press of Florida traveled to Spartanburg, South Carolina, to attend the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show. We had fun sharing some of our newest books with indie booksellers from across the South. Thanks to all who stopped by to visit us! Here are some of our new books we were … Continue reading Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2019

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Heather McPherson will receive the 2019 Beacon Award at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show this month. This award recognizes a woman leader who has served as a Beacon for the foodservice industry through her leadership, contributions, and inspiration. McPherson is editor-at-large and … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins