Adventures in Archaeology

Discover a little-known world of archaeology   “Transcendent. A brilliant, thought-provoking exploration of the role of archaeology in understanding the recent past, this book takes the reader on a journey from the frozen north, the depths of the sea, and the vastness of the Pacific to the ends of space.”—James P. Delgado, coauthor of The Maritime … Continue reading Adventures in Archaeology

Spring 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our spring 2019 internship program!   ARE YOU A STUDENT IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT BOOK AND JOURNAL PUBLISHING? APPLY FOR A SPRING INTERNSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA! WE ARE SEEKING INTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ACQUISITIONS EDITORIAL, DESIGN, AND PRODUCTION SALES AND … Continue reading Spring 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018

The University Press of Florida traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, last week to attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual conference. It was a great opportunity to meet with scholars and display some of our African American studies books. Several of our authors participated in the conference, including Tameka Hobbs, … Continue reading Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018

Fall 2018 Paperback Releases

Everglades Patrol By Tom Shirley “In his 30 years patrolling the Everglades, former wildlife officer Tom Shirley saw his share of panthers and poachers. But it’s his tales of tangling with alligators that really gets your skin crawling. . . . When it comes to the Everglades, few people share Shirley’s knowledge and perspective.”—Tampa Bay Times … Continue reading Fall 2018 Paperback Releases

Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica

“This exciting volume brings together new bioanthropological research from the Maya area and the Valley of Mexico concerning ancient migration, mortuary practices, and identity. A critical and innovative resource for all students of the ancient Americas.” —Geoffrey E. Braswell, editor of The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors: Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts, and Ceramics “Highlights … Continue reading Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica

St. Augustine’s Ghosts

From doomed pirates to mischievous soldiers to spectral nuns, St. Augustine's Ghosts: The History behind the Hauntings features famous spirits from St. Augustine’s legendary paranormal past. Set in the city’s iconic cemeteries, courtyards, and houses, these stories recount the most mysterious encounters and sightings that have been passed down for generations among residents of St. … Continue reading St. Augustine’s Ghosts

My Unlikely Path to an Apollo and Space Shuttle Career

Read on for an excerpt from Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home.  In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons—a former lead engineer in support of NASA—takes readers behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years.  Readers may be surprised … Continue reading My Unlikely Path to an Apollo and Space Shuttle Career