Webinar: Race, Environment, Culture, and Political Ecology across the Americas

Join the University Press of Florida for the second event in a series on race and diasporic culture in the Americas. This event series is made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Moderator: Joel CorreiaCenter for Latin American Studies, University of … Continue reading Webinar: Race, Environment, Culture, and Political Ecology across the Americas

Healthcare in Latin America

“Bridges a significant gap in scholarship focused on healthcare in Latin America. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the essays demonstrate the significant role healthcare and public health programs played in the construction of nation-states, identity, international relations, migration, and dissemination of scientific knowledge throughout Latin America.”—Heather McCrea, author of Diseased Relations: Epidemics, Public Health, and State-Building in … Continue reading Healthcare in Latin America

Fall 2022 Exhibit Schedule

The University Press of Florida will be at these conferences and book fairs this fall. Association for the Study of African American Life and History Annual ConferenceMontgomery, ALSeptember 29-October 1, 2022Shop Related Books - Use Code ALH22 Southeastern Archaeology Conference Annual MeetingLittle Rock, ARNovember 9-12, 2022Shop Related Books - Use Code SEAC22 Southern Historical Association … Continue reading Fall 2022 Exhibit Schedule

New Paperback Release: Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

“Essential for understanding the diverse experiences of enslaved individuals from the Caribbean as well as the larger sociopolitical processes that shaped the possibilities of domestic spaces and slavery as a whole.”—H-Net “An important, thorough, timely collection.”—Historical Archaeology “Delle and Clay demonstrate the need for interdisciplinary dialogues that offer a departure point for dialogue among archaeologists, … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

Written by Prajakta Gupte, NEH SHARP graduate student assistant, Spring and Summer 2022 I had the fantastic opportunity to work with the Marketing Department at the University Press of Florida. I was hired as a Graduate Assistant under the NEH SHARP grant. One of the main reasons I wanted to work at the Press was … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

“Details the slow rise of Afro-Brazilian political organization in Salvador, the majority-black capital of Brazil’s Bahia state, and sets it within such change in Brazil and the African diaspora. . . . Contributes to comparative studies of the rise of black consciousness. . . . Recommended.”—Choice “Synthesizes the great complexity of the history of what … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Unveiling Pachacamac

“Pachacamac is an iconic and well-known site with a long history of investigation. In this informative volume, researchers working at Pachacamac over the last few decades summarize their work in the context of earlier studies. The book is a must for anyone interested in Andean prehistory or in the comparative study of religious centers and … Continue reading Unveiling Pachacamac

New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

“Exceptionally smart and timely. . . . This book offers a powerful reminder of the human cost of these politically motivated immigration experiments.”—H-Net “A strong contribution to the scholarship of U.S.-Cuban relations, and in addition, it contributes to our understandings of how young people have been used by states in contests over migration, power, and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba’s Children

New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

“The range of scholarship that this volume represents is truly impressive at every stage, and the critical undertaking that it embodies serves as a useful and insightful summation of the field.”—Review of English Studies “A compelling and generative source for scholars and students of myriad fields.”—Studies in the Novel “An insightful and illuminating read, with … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism

Latin American Studies Association Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Isis Duarte Book Prize “This worthy addition to gender relations literature allows Manley to elaborate on her premise of the utility of female participatory experiences in authoritarian regimes as a vehicle for feminist progress. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “Fills in the yawning lacunae concerning women’s roles during the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: The Paradox of Paternalism