Paddler’s Guide to the Sunshine State, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition: “A great all-in-one paddling guide—with everything from the state’s best water trails to nitty-gritty advice about weather, equipment and supplies.”—Lonely Planet Miami & the Keys   “A colorful, comprehensive guide to paddling Florida’s extensive waterways.”—Gainesville Sun   “Whether you are a novice at the sport or experienced, this book should be required reading.”—Fish’n & … Continue reading Paddler’s Guide to the Sunshine State, Second Edition

Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener

“Gardening in Florida is not like gardening elsewhere. This is a book that will surely prove useful to every other gardener ‘transplanted’ to Florida from somewhere else—and the rest of us who are still catching on despite years here in the Sunshine State.”—Craig N. Huegel, author of The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants … Continue reading Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener

New Paperback and Open Access Release: Archaeologies of Listening

Open Access Digital Version Available Here “Emphasizes the value of respectful engagement with local communities and the rewards that are to be reaped in return for patience and humility.”—Antiquity   “A critical and diverse range of essays. . . . This volume invites researchers to learn to listen, to rethink their scholarship and relationship with local … Continue reading New Paperback and Open Access Release: Archaeologies of Listening

Spectacle, from Panhandler Books

Spectacle by Lauren Goodwin Slaughter is the fourth publication from Panhandler Books, a series launched in 2015 by Panhandler Magazine and the Department of English and World Languages at the University of West Florida. Distributed by the University Press of Florida, Panhandler Books publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction consistent with Panhandler’s mission to champion underrepresented literary genres. “I love the poems … Continue reading Spectacle, from Panhandler Books

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

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