A Day on the River with UPF Staff

Today we’re joining the Association of University Presses in honoring the memory of Mark Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press, who passed away in May. This post is part of a blog tour highlighting people like Saunders whose dedication, expertise, and humanity drive the important work of scholarly publishing at university presses around the … Continue reading A Day on the River with UPF Staff

The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

“A highly original and comprehensive study of the role of the guerrilla ethos in Cuban revolutionary history. Clayfield skillfully weaves together themes of duty, struggle against overwhelming obstacles, and cubanía to illustrate the profound roots of guerrillerismo in Cuban history. Essential reading.”—John M. Kirk, author of Healthcare without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism In this extensively researched book, Anna Clayfield … Continue reading The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South, by Von Diaz, was named a finalist in the 2019 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the category of Literary or Historical Food Writing.       Gamble Rogers: … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

http://issuu.com/upflorida/docs/fall-2019-catalog?e=5528339/69532744 Highlights from the forthcoming season include recipes from the Gullah culture of the Sea Islands, award-winning poetry in translation from one of the top young poets writing in Spanish today, stories from one of the most dramatic immigration crises of the twentieth century, a look at the relationship between NASA and the civil rights … Continue reading Our Fall 2019 Catalog is Now Available

Latin American Studies Association 2019

Acquisitions editor Stephanye Hunter traveled to Boston last weekend to attend the Latin American Studies Association Annual Congress. We displayed some of our new and bestselling Latin American studies books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth!   David S. Dalton, author of Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and … Continue reading Latin American Studies Association 2019

Maya Salt Works

“An excellent, highly informative book. The data and interpretations in this pathbreaking volume on pre-Columbian Maya salt manufacture and trade should appeal to a wide range of audiences.”—Jeremy A. Sabloff, author of Archaeology Matters: Action Archaeology in the Modern World “The discovery of coastal salt production sites opens a new and nuanced window into the complexity … Continue reading Maya Salt Works