Home in Florida

Meet the writers! Check here for more information on upcoming events.Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. | Anjanette Delgado and Patricia Engel at the Doral YardSaturday, November 20, 6:00p.m. | Anjanette Delgado, Richard Blanco, Jennine Capó Crucet, Ariel Francisco, Ana Menéndez, Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Achy Obejas, and Isvett Verde at the Miami Book Fair “Shimmering … Continue reading Home in Florida

Reimagining the Gran Chaco

“This book is the first of its kind and fills a very important gap in the anthropology and ethnohistory of the Gran Chaco, especially of the last thirty years. The editors have assembled an outstanding collection of articles by the top and well-recognized anthropologists working on the Gran Chaco.”—René Harder Horst, author of A History of … Continue reading Reimagining the Gran Chaco

Renowned Historian, Former UF President to Discuss Legacy of Influential Venezuelan Leader

Germán Carrera Damas, Venezuelan historian and the author of Rómulo Betancourt: His Historical Personality and the Genesis of Modern Democracy in Venezuela, will launch the English-language edition of his book at the University of Florida on Monday, October 18, at 4:00 p.m. Carrera Damas will be joined in conversation by former UF president John V. … Continue reading Renowned Historian, Former UF President to Discuss Legacy of Influential Venezuelan Leader

University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

Dictionary of Latin American Identities

“A most useful and timely reference tool for anyone interested in better understanding Latin American identities and how they have been perceived over time.”—Armin Schwegler, coauthor of Fonética y fonología españolasUnparalleled in its thoroughness, its accessibility, and its relevance to all areas of Latin American studies, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to … Continue reading Dictionary of Latin American Identities

Teaching Haiti

Author Event: August 21, 3:00 p.m. The editors and contributors of Teaching Haiti will discuss their new book in a virtual event hosted by the Haitian Studies Association. Discussants will share aspects of their teaching practice and how they educate the wider public about Haitian culture, history, and contemporary politics. To register, click here. “Critical, informative, and forward-looking. An important and … Continue reading Teaching Haiti

Cuba: A Reading List

We've curated a selection of our books on the history and culture of Cuba, from early colonial years to the 1959 Revolution to daily life today, for those wanting to learn more about the island nation. Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy Edited by Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria “An important … Continue reading Cuba: A Reading List

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

“Brunson’s examination of the struggle of minorities against racism and sexism in a republican system claiming racelessness and equality for all is illuminating—and still relevant today, in Cuba and many other societies.”—Aline Helg, author of Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas “In this comprehensive and much-needed study, Brunson utilizes a wide array of previously … Continue reading Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

Rómulo Betancourt

“Rómulo Betancourt is one of those people who made a difference, not only for his native Venezuela but as an exemplar of what might be possible for other nations in their quest for freedom and democracy within a context of economic prosperity and socioeconomic well-being.”—from the foreword by John V. Lombardi  “A book twice essential: … Continue reading Rómulo Betancourt