The Missions of Spanish Florida

By Tanya M. Peres, coeditor of Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida. This book is available at a discount price through December 15, 2021. Order here and use code SEAC21 at checkout. Numerous Indigenous groups lived throughout the Florida peninsula in the centuries before the French and Spanish arrived on Florida’s beaches. The contributors to Unearthing the … Continue reading The Missions of Spanish Florida

Highlights from our 2021 SEAC Virtual Booth

This year’s Southeastern Archaeological Conference will be held in Durham, NC from October 24 through October 27. Our virtual booth is open through December 15, 2021 and offers great deals on our Southeastern archaeology titles. Use code SEAC21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for … Continue reading Highlights from our 2021 SEAC Virtual Booth

New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

“In chapters ranging from the Georgia coast to the Caddo area, readers will engage with detailed analyses of motifs and designs, move back and forth between archaeological artifacts and Native American narratives, and gain new perspectives about the use and meanings of objects.”—Mary Beth Trubitt, University of Arkansas  “This volume takes Mississippian imagery studies to … Continue reading New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

Methods, Mounds, and Missions

“A dazzling array of research and ideas inspired by Jerald T. Milanich, doyen of Florida archaeology. Contributions by leading scholars on Weeden Island and later cultures, European contact archaeology, the Glades area, and Seminole archaeology means this important book will find a home on every Florida archaeologist’s bookshelf.”—Ryan Wheeler, coeditor of Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of … Continue reading Methods, Mounds, and Missions

Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Florida is surrounded by the ocean, so what scares us more than ghosts, ghouls, or things that go bump in the night? Peril on the sea! Our Halloween reads this year are straight from Davy Jones' locker. Grab these books about shipwrecks and pirates for thrilling and chilling reads, and use code BOO21 for discount … Continue reading Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

“With its integration of current philosophies of voice, feminist criticism, and queer theory, this collection offers nuanced readings at every turn. The essays acknowledge the classical and ecclesiastical underpinnings of medieval misogyny while insightfully demonstrating how various genres and voices reflected—while undermining—conventional medieval European positions on women.”—Christopher Callahan, cotranslator of Thibaut de Champagne’s Les Chansons, textes … Continue reading Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

Reimagining the Gran Chaco

“This book is the first of its kind and fills a very important gap in the anthropology and ethnohistory of the Gran Chaco, especially of the last thirty years. The editors have assembled an outstanding collection of articles by the top and well-recognized anthropologists working on the Gran Chaco.”—René Harder Horst, author of A History of … Continue reading Reimagining the Gran Chaco

Imperiled Reef

“[An] impassioned study. . . . There is much to savor in Sheehy’s paean to a unique ecosystem.”—Publishers Weekly“Takes us on a fascinating journey through the unfolding crisis on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, and by extension the world’s oceans and climate. Sheehy possesses a deep knowledge of reef biodiversity and the ability to clearly convey … Continue reading Imperiled Reef

Free Textbook Broadens Understanding of Materials Science in Cultural Context

LibraryPress@UF announces publication of Impact of Materials on Society (IMOS), a free, full-length textbook for undergraduate students. Bridging STEM and the humanities, this book explores the complex interplay between human cultures and everyday materials like clay, glass, concrete, steel, and plastic.The project was led by University of Florida (UF) Rhines Professor of Materials Science and … Continue reading Free Textbook Broadens Understanding of Materials Science in Cultural Context