Q&A with Simon Wendt, author of The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

In The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century, a comprehensive history of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Simon Wendt shows how the DAR’s efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past were entangled with and strengthened the nation’s racial and gender boundaries. Read below for a Q&A … Continue reading Q&A with Simon Wendt, author of The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

Illustrated Plants of Florida and the Coastal Plain

“Significant. Provides illustrations of many plants in Florida and the southeastern United States, which are unique, novel, and generally not available for most of the species.”—Alan R. Franck, coauthor of Flora of Florida, Volume VII “A wonderful field guide to Florida plants for newcomers and longtime residents alike.”—Patti J. Anderson, botanist, Florida Department of Agriculture and … Continue reading Illustrated Plants of Florida and the Coastal Plain

Welcome to Our 2020 SHA Virtual Booth

This year’s Southern Historical Association conference will take place virtually November 19-21, 2020. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our history titles. Use code SHA20 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from this … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 SHA Virtual Booth

UPF Authors at the 2020 Miami Book Fair

Many University Press of Florida authors are participating in this year's virtual Miami Book Fair. We've created a list so that you don't miss any of their interviews! In Conversation: Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida’s Early Naturalists James A. Kushlan's Seeking the American Tropics unearths stories of the explorers and adventurers who – for better … Continue reading UPF Authors at the 2020 Miami Book Fair

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

“An exciting and novel contribution, emphasizing the importance of understanding that precontact groups had rich and varied histories that they shaped as active agents.”—Amanda L. Regnier, coauthor of The Ritual Landscape of Late Precontact Eastern Oklahoma: Archaeology from the WPA Era until Today “Ethridge and Bowne have assembled a collection of thought-provoking contributions by some of … Continue reading The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has chosen “Raise UP” as the theme for this year’s University Press Week. University Press of Florida is a proud member of AUPresses, … Continue reading Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Welcome to Our 2020 SAMLA Virtual Booth

This year’s South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference will take place virtually November 13-15, 2020. Our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our titles. Use code MLA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 SAMLA Virtual Booth