New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

“Makes the convincing case that the challenges of researching Florida’s submerged history are not insurmountable and that the insights gained could transform our understanding of the early cultures of Florida and the broader North American Southeast.”—Asa R. Randall, author of Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida “An … Continue reading New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a special sale on our books in astronautics and space history. Highlights include Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments, an unprecedented photographic history that offers a wealth of unpublished and recently discovered images, and Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, an … Continue reading Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

A Day on the River with UPF Staff

Today we’re joining the Association of University Presses in honoring the memory of Mark Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press, who passed away in May. This post is part of a blog tour highlighting people like Saunders whose dedication, expertise, and humanity drive the important work of scholarly publishing at university presses around the … Continue reading A Day on the River with UPF Staff

The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

“A highly original and comprehensive study of the role of the guerrilla ethos in Cuban revolutionary history. Clayfield skillfully weaves together themes of duty, struggle against overwhelming obstacles, and cubanía to illustrate the profound roots of guerrillerismo in Cuban history. Essential reading.”—John M. Kirk, author of Healthcare without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism In this extensively researched book, Anna Clayfield … Continue reading The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.       Gamble Rogers: … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

http://issuu.com/upflorida/docs/fall-2019-catalog?e=5528339/69532744 Highlights from the forthcoming season include recipes from the Gullah culture of the Sea Islands, award-winning poetry in translation from one of the top young poets writing in Spanish today, stories from one of the most dramatic immigration crises of the twentieth century, a look at the relationship between NASA and the civil rights … Continue reading Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

Latin American Studies Association 2019

Acquisitions editor Stephanye Hunter traveled to Boston last weekend to attend the Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress. We displayed some of our new and bestselling Latin American studies books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth!   David S. Dalton, author of Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2019