Identities, Experience, and Change in Early Mexican Villages

“An impressive volume that offers significant new data and fresh perspectives on changing practices, experiences, and identities in the early communities of ancient Mexico.”—Christopher A. Pool, University of Kentucky   “Engages in discussions of identity in the past, presenting new research that is transforming how we understand the Mesoamerican Formative period.”—Cynthia Robin, author of Everyday Life Matters: … Continue reading Identities, Experience, and Change in Early Mexican Villages

Joyce, Aristotle, and Aquinas

"Aristotle and Aquinas are ubiquitous ghostly presences in Joyce’s work. With meticulous and wide-ranging scholarship, O’Rourke provides readers with a treasure trove of insights into these appearances, touching on issues as diverse as identity, stability through change, the nature of beauty, and love. O’Rourke makes a powerful case that understanding these references is crucial to … Continue reading Joyce, Aristotle, and Aquinas

Your Florida Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition:   “[Specifies] many ways to attract beautiful winged creatures.”—Publishers Weekly   “Gives easy-to-follow instructions for making your garden a butterfly magnet.”—Tallahassee Democrat   “Shows that gardening to attract butterflies doesn’t take a lot of time, effort, or room.”—Tampa Tribune   “A resource you will quickly and easily assimilate, as you discover everything about why butterflies … Continue reading Your Florida Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Second Edition

Writing for the Public Good

“An inspiring collection. The essays of David R. Colburn and Senator Bob Graham beg us to answer the contemporary questions: What does it mean to be a Floridian, and who is up to bat in the coming decades? It is a must-read for every mindful soul in the Sunshine State.”—Nashid Madyun, executive director, Florida Humanities “These … Continue reading Writing for the Public Good

In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

We are saddened to share the news that Jerry Uelsmann, University Press of Florida author, University of Florida emeritus photography professor, and groundbreaking surrealist photo artist, has passed away at age 87.Uelsmann pioneered darkroom techniques for layering film negatives to create absorbing and otherworldly black-and-white photomontages. His many photo collections published with the University Press … Continue reading In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

Bioarchaeology of Care through Population-Level Analyses

“Provides unique and useful models that demonstrate how inferences can be made about communities of care in samples ranging in size from several dozen to several thousand. Authors weave together diverse lines of evidence—osteological, archaeological, ethnographic, clinical—in their historical and cultural contexts. Sophisticated analytical tools and theoretical frameworks position this book at the cutting edge … Continue reading Bioarchaeology of Care through Population-Level Analyses

The Archaeology of Race and Class at Timbuctoo

“Theoretically informed and methodologically balanced, this research represents the best of community and public archaeology and provides new insights into the lives of free African Americans in the North.”—Richard F. Veit, coauthor of The Archaeology of American Cemeteries and Gravemarkers   “A welcome addition to the emerging literature on the archaeology of African American communities in the North. … Continue reading The Archaeology of Race and Class at Timbuctoo

American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

“Hutchinson effectively combines information and perspectives from multiple fields to escort the reader through the development of American health care from its vernacular, home-based beginnings to the formal, highly technical science of today. This wide-ranging book provides useful insights on the continually changing nature of health care, medicine, and well-being in the United States and … Continue reading American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

Staff Promotions, Changes, and New Hires

The University Press of Florida (UPF) is pleased to announce promotions, staffing changes, and new hires in several departments. In UPF's Acquisitions Department, Stephanye Hunter has been promoted to editor-in-chief. Prior to this promotion, Hunter served as interim editor-in-chief at UPF for nearly two years and as acquisitions editor since 2015, acquiring titles in Latin … Continue reading Staff Promotions, Changes, and New Hires