Rómulo Betancourt

“Rómulo Betancourt is one of those people who made a difference, not only for his native Venezuela but as an exemplar of what might be possible for other nations in their quest for freedom and democracy within a context of economic prosperity and socioeconomic well-being.”—from the foreword by John V. Lombardi  “A book twice essential: … Continue reading Rómulo Betancourt

Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

We are proud to present our new titles scheduled to be published between September 2021 and February 2022. Highlights from the forthcoming season include a literary collection from contemporary Latinx writers in Florida, the first photographic history of the early years of NASA's Space Shuttle program, a journey through the Caribbean's Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, essays … Continue reading Announcing Our Fall 2021 Season

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

“An important compilation of original essays and interviews on the Afro-digital—its meaning, its manifestations, its limits, and its impact on digital humanities. A significant contribution to the fields of digital humanities, Afro-Latinx studies, and ethnic studies.”—Jessica Marie Johnson, author of Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic WorldThis volume presents examples of how … Continue reading Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Cuba’s Digital Revolution

“An important contribution to the study of the Cuban media landscape. Cuba’s Digital Revolution examines changes brought about by recent expansion of Wi-Fi access points through attention to how independent journalism, media distribution, activism, entrepreneurship, and media culture are developing alongside local and global technological and political changes.”—Cristina Venegas, author of Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and … Continue reading Cuba’s Digital Revolution

Falls of the Ohio River

“Synthesizes a considerable body of archaeological research and will serve as a significant benchmark for future researchers.”—Mark Seeman, editor of Cultural Variability in Context: Woodland Settlements of the Mid-Ohio Valley “An essential volume for anyone who follows Ohio Valley archaeology. An excellent compendium of state-of-the-art knowledge.”—Brian M. Butler, emeritus faculty, Southern Illinois University Falls of the … Continue reading Falls of the Ohio River

Latin American Studies Association 2021

The annual congress of the Latin American Studies Association will be held virtually this week. We are offering discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code LASA21 through June 30, 2021. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights below. Have a Book Idea? Our acquisitions editor for Latin American … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2021

The Archaeology of Island Colonization

“A masterful exploration of the archaeological signature of humans on islands and island groups around the world. An essential volume. It will be of interest to island, coastal, and maritime archaeologists and will be useful for those interested in the development of traditional watercraft technologies and what they mean for human exploration.”—Kristina M. Gill, coeditor … Continue reading The Archaeology of Island Colonization

Piecing Together a City’s History

By Molly Ball, author of Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo. This book is available at a discount price through June 30, 2021. Order here and use code LASA21 at checkout. Writing Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo was like finishing a jigsaw puzzle. Only instead of a box to show … Continue reading Piecing Together a City’s History

Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance

“As is fitting for its subject, this work is a blend of forms, inputs, voices, and visions.  Collectively they reveal the complexity of the study and practice of ‘Afro-Cuban’ religion. They constitute an authoritative, potentially discipline-altering, stance on the question of African origins embodied in the presumed distinction between the Lucumí and Arará traditions. The … Continue reading Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! NASA and the Long Civil Rights MovementEdited by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award Examining the ways in which NASA’s goal of space exploration both conflicted and aligned with the cause of racial equality, … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins