The LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the University of Florida Press and the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, launched the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series this past November. This series makes available for free 39 classic out of print books on the region under an Open Access model. It is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the Humanities Open Book Program.

The final 18 titles in the series are now available:

Afro-Cuban Religious Experience: Cultural Reflections in Narrative
Eugenio Matibag

The African American Heritage of Florida
Edited by David R. Colburn and Jane L. Landers

Archaeology of Precolumbian Florida
Jerald T. Milanich

The Architecture of Leisure: The Florida Resort Hotels of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant
Susan R. Braden

The Dutch in the Caribbean and on the Wild Coast, 1580–1680
Cornelis Ch. Goslinga

Eighteenth-Century Florida and the Revolutionary South
Edited by Samuel Proctor

Empire in Transition: The Portuguese World in the Time of Camões
Edited by Alfred Hower and Richard A. Preto-Rodas

First Encounters: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492–1570
Edited by Jerald T. Milanich and Susan Milbrath

Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe
Jerald T. Milanich

A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, for Tourists, Invalids, and Emigrants
Daniel G. Brinton

The Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq.
Denys Rolle

The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885–1985
Gary R. Mormino and George E. Pozzetta

Jacksonville After the Fire, 1901–1919: A New South City
James B. Crooks

Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Romans
P. Lee Phillips

Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes
Silvia Sunshine

Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida, 1821–1860
Julia Floyd Smith

St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888–1950
Raymond Arsenault

A View of West Florida
John Lee Williams

PDFs of books in the series are available for free. Want to order print copies? We are offering a limited-time discount on the print editions of all books in the series. Order at and use code LPUF at checkout. Offer ends March 31, 2018.


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