Terrifying Tales

Here at the University Press of Florida, our Halloween celebrations involve, you guessed it, books! Find a taste of just a few terrifying tales from our shelves below. Our scariest new release, St. Augustine's Ghosts, collects 38 spine-chilling tales features famous spirits from St. Augustine’s legendary paranormal past. Set in the city’s iconic cemeteries, courtyards, and houses, … Continue reading Terrifying Tales

Archaeology and the Secrets of Everyday Objects

Read on for an excerpt from Adventures in Archaeology: The Wreck of the Orca II and Other Explorations.  Wrecked aircraft and abandoned airfields, old highway billboards and derelict boats, movie props, deserted mining operations. In this book, archaeologist P.J. Capelotti explores the places and things that people don’t typically think of as archaeological sites and artifacts, showing … Continue reading Archaeology and the Secrets of Everyday Objects

Ceramics of Ancient America

“In its broad topical and geographical scope, this volume demonstrates the many ways scholars can productively study ancient ceramics and the diversity of questions their studies can address.”—Christopher A. Pool, coeditor of The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology “Expansive in scope, including cases spanning millennia and traversing North, Central, and South America, this interdisciplinary collection of … Continue reading Ceramics of Ancient America

The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

“A remarkable and coordinated array of case studies that documents the variable pathways leading to the appearance of village life in eastern North America. Rather than stepping stones in an evolutionary course inexorably leading to bigger and more complex settlements, villages are shown to be precarious experiments, a tension-filled stage for improvising new forms of … Continue reading The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Adventures in Archaeology

Discover a little-known world of archaeology   “Transcendent. A brilliant, thought-provoking exploration of the role of archaeology in understanding the recent past, this book takes the reader on a journey from the frozen north, the depths of the sea, and the vastness of the Pacific to the ends of space.”—James P. Delgado, coauthor of The Maritime … Continue reading Adventures in Archaeology

Spring 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

We are now accepting applications for our spring 2019 internship program!   ARE YOU A STUDENT IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT BOOK AND JOURNAL PUBLISHING? APPLY FOR A SPRING INTERNSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA! WE ARE SEEKING INTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ACQUISITIONS EDITORIAL, DESIGN, AND PRODUCTION SALES AND … Continue reading Spring 2019 Internships at the University Press of Florida

Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018

The University Press of Florida traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, last week to attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual conference. It was a great opportunity to meet with scholars and display some of our African American studies books. Several of our authors participated in the conference, including Tameka Hobbs, … Continue reading Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2018