"Insightful. Challenges archaeologists to think deeply about how we study colonialism."—Lee M. Panich, coeditor of Indigenous Landscapes and Spanish Missions: New Perspectives from Archaeology and Ethnohistory "Manages the rare feat of offering a range of detailed case studies that engage in a much broader comparative debate."—Peter van Dommelen, coeditor of Rural Landscapes of the Punic World … Continue reading Rethinking Colonialism
Check out some photos from our booth at the Florida Library Association annual conference! This past weekend in Orlando, librarians from all over the state visited our booth at the meeting and browsed our newest selection of books. Click the titles below the photos for more information on these books. Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the … Continue reading Florida Library Association 2015
Marketing intern Jackie Joiner is majoring in advertising at the University of Florida. During her internship this spring at the University Press of Florida, Jackie got us started participating in #FirstLineFriday—a weekly look inside our newest books. (Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to join in!) . . Get to know some of the many environmentalists Leslie Kemp … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Meet Some of the Leading Ladies of Saving Florida!
Bill Belleville, author of various books including the recent The Peace of Blue, has been named Seminole County Artist of the Year! The title is awarded by the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners, in association with the Seminole Cultural Arts Council, each year. It honors the local artist who has used their talent to enrich Seminole … Continue reading Bill Belleville Named Seminole County Artist of the Year
NOW IN PAPERBACK "If you are reading any other book on Cuba right now, close it... The most informative, accurate, insightful, detailed account available on 21st century Cuba… This book is based on solid sources, first hand investigation, 'behind the scenes' access, and an understanding of Cuba and Cubans that is very, very rare."—Havana Times … Continue reading Cuban Revelations
Enjoy the highlights below from some of the reviews we received in April! . "It isn't honey, it isn't molasses, and it sure isn't sugar. Sorghum syrup is a homegrown Southern sweetener in a class of its own," says Garden & Gun, praising Ronni Lundy's Sorghum's Savor as "an equally deep look at the lengthy history of this versatile … Continue reading April Review Roundup
By Bill DeYoung, author of Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down . . My research for Skyway took me to the Tampa Bay area many, many times. On an early trip—before I’d done the first interview—I went looking for a memorial, a monument, or even … Continue reading Creating the Sunshine Skyway Memorial