Now in Paper: The History of Florida

Praise for the previous edition: “A major new history.”—Miami Herald  “A jewel.”—Tallahassee Democrat “The standard reference.”—Orlando Sentinel   “Florida is as much a state of mind as it is a slice of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. … Florida could become a place of civic texture if we understand its … Continue reading Now in Paper: The History of Florida

Water, Cacao, and the Early Maya of Chocolá

“The site of Chocolá is extremely important for the study of the rise and development of civilization in southern Mesoamerica. This book represents the first systematic description and analysis of this center and is a significant contribution to Mesoamerican archaeology.”—Takeshi Inomata, coeditor of Mesoamerican Plazas: Arenas of Community and Power “Kaplan and Paredes Umaña leave no … Continue reading Water, Cacao, and the Early Maya of Chocolá

The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

"Tackles the complex and fascinating relationship between Glasgow and Rawlings and demonstrates these writers’ influences on one another, both personally and professionally. This book is one we have needed for a long time."—Pamela R. Matthews, editor of Perfect Companionship: Ellen Glasgow’s Selected Correspondence with Women "A richly detailed account of a significant literary kinship—a respectful, empathetic … Continue reading The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Book Tour Recap: Dancing in Blackness

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir By Halifu Osumare   Author Halifu Osumare has just concluded a three-month series of speaking engagements for her new book, Dancing in Blackness. Between March and June, Osumare traveled from California to New York to Barbados. She enjoyed reading from her book, talking about her experiences as a professional dancer who … Continue reading Book Tour Recap: Dancing in Blackness

Fire Ecology of Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain

"A thorough, current, and strongly focused summary of fire ecology and management in the southeastern U.S., sure to foster discussion and more thoughtful application of fire to this region's diverse, pyrogenic landscapes."—Eric Menges, senior research biologist, Archbold Biological Station "An engaging read. Noss weaves history, his own relationship to Florida's fire-prone landscape, and current science … Continue reading Fire Ecology of Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

“Heralds a new direction in bioarchaeological research, showcasing a diverse array of studies from across the world which emphasize the importance of multidisciplinary analysis when seeking to understand the lives of past children.”—Rebecca C. Redfern, author of Injury and Trauma in Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Violence in Past Lives “Impressive and refreshing. Incorporates a diversity of contributions that … Continue reading Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Our Fall 2018 Catalog is Now Available

Our Fall/Winter 2018 catalog is now available! Take a look at the exciting books coming soon from UPF:   http://issuu.com/upflorida/docs/fall-2018-catalog?e=5528339/61456321 Highlights from the forthcoming season include an insider's view of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years, the life story of an extreme photographer who braved dangers to share the hidden beauty of the planet with others, an … Continue reading Our Fall 2018 Catalog is Now Available