New Paperback Release: A Revolution in Movement

Honorable Mention, Latin American Studies Association Mexico Section Best Book in the Humanities “A deep dive into the dance and visual art worlds of Mexico from the 1920s through the 1960s.”—Dance Teacher “Snow’s thorough research is evident.”—Choice “Provides fresh perspectives on postrevolutionary Mexican culture. . . . A useful jumping-off point for future discussions of … Continue reading New Paperback Release: A Revolution in Movement

Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

By Ginny Stibolt, author of Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener The University Press of Florida is having a holiday sale, so if you are a Florida resident with neighbors who are new to the state or friends who are new to gardening, my newest gardening book may be the perfect gift. I wrote it with … Continue reading Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

Q&A with Clay Henderson, author of Forces of Nature

In Forces of Nature: A History of Land Conservation, Clay Henderson—an environmental lawyer and educator—details how many of Florida’s activists, artists, philanthropists, and politicians have worked to designate threatened land for use as parks, preserves, and other conservation areas. We asked Clay Henderson some questions about his new book, which we're sharing below. When did … Continue reading Q&A with Clay Henderson, author of Forces of Nature

It’s Our Movement Now

“This exciting collection offers an up close and personal view of Black women’s grassroots politics across the U.S. in the late 1970s. With evocative portrait photographs accompanying vivid biographies, It’s Our Movement Now makes readers feel like we are on the ground at the National Women’s Conference. A great read.”—Annelise Orleck, author of Rethinking American Women’s … Continue reading It’s Our Movement Now

Q&A with Bill Maxwell, author of Maximum Vantage

In Maximum Vantage: New Selected Columns, journalist Bill Maxwell addresses issues faced by Florida and broader American society, offering opinions on a wide variety of questions with a focus on race, agricultural labor, education, and the environment. We asked Bill Maxwell some questions about his new book, which we're sharing below. What do you want readers … Continue reading Q&A with Bill Maxwell, author of Maximum Vantage

Forces of Nature

"Clay Henderson [is] the undisputed expert on land conservation law in Florida."—Orlando Sentinel “Anyone who wants to learn more about Florida’s struggle to conserve its many unique natural landscapes will want to read this book. In addition to introducing the historical cast of characters who engaged in land conservation in Florida, Henderson reviews recent land conservation … Continue reading Forces of Nature

Allegory and the Poetic Self

“A stunning collection of essays on first-person allegorical narratives of the late Middle Ages that brings together an impressive group of scholars from different linguistic traditions.”—Katherine A. Brown, author of Boccaccio’s Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal  “North American and European scholars have come together in a constructive framework to underscore with insightfulness … Continue reading Allegory and the Poetic Self

#NextUp Bookseller Love: Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair

Today we’re spreading the #NextUP bookseller love! This last day of the UP Week blog tour turns our attention to local booksellers that make great contributions to our academic community, supporting university press books and authors and promoting the work we all do. We’re giving a shout-out to Books & Books, an independent bookstore with … Continue reading #NextUp Bookseller Love: Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair

#NextUp in Publishing: Caribbean Crossroads Book Series

University Press Week enters its second decade of celebrating excellence in university press publishing. Each year, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) takes a tour of the blogs in our publishing community with a series that daily addresses different aspects of the week’s theme. This year’s theme, #NextUP, reflects the constant spirit of learning, adaptation, … Continue reading #NextUp in Publishing: Caribbean Crossroads Book Series

Our 2022 SHA Virtual Booth and Book Sale

This year’s Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting was held in Baltimore, MD from November 10 through 13. Our virtual booth is open through November 30, 2022 and offers great deals on our Southern history titles. Use code SHA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights … Continue reading Our 2022 SHA Virtual Booth and Book Sale