THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR
MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS!
John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780 and coeditor of Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between, is the winner of the 2019 Society for Historical Archaeology John L. Cotter Award.
American Interventions and Modern Art in South America, by Olga U. Herrera, received the 2018 SECAC Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication.
Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, by Jack Clemons, is the winner of the 2019 Delaware Press Association Communications Contest, First Place for Autobiography/Memoir.
Gregory Mixon’s Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865–1905, won the 2018 Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of Archives.
Walter Kingsley Taylor, author of Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide, received the 2018 Florida Wildflower Foundation T. Elizabeth Pate Coreopsis Award.
In case you missed it, Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White have been named winners of the Florida Humanities Council 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing. The award honors a Florida author for a body of literary work that has had a major influence on Floridians. Raymond Arsenault is the author of St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888–1950, coeditor of The Changing South of Gene Patterson: Journalism and Civil Rights, 1960-1968, and coauthor of Paradise Lost?: The Environmental History of Florida. Randy Wayne White is the coeditor of Randy Wayne White’s Ultimate Tarpon Book: The Birth of Big Game Fishing and the author of New York Times best-selling suspense and adventure novels.
To celebrate, all these books are on sale through March 31. View books here and use code WINNER at checkout.