Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

“This long-awaited volume is a compelling look at a period of history unknown to many. It is a must have for anyone interested in the scholarship of the Spanish mission period in Florida.”—Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy“Spanning the time from the founding of the first missions to their final … Continue reading Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century

“This exciting volume highlights the ongoing quality, breadth, and innovative nature of archaeological research at Colonial Williamsburg, making it clear that Williamsburg practitioners continue to lead the field in exploring and demonstrating the value of genuinely innovative, multisource, and multivocal approaches to interpreting the past.”—Audrey Horning, author of Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the … Continue reading Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century

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

Fall 2021 Paperback Releases

Use code XM21 at upress.ufl.edu for discounts and free shipping on new paperbacks and all our books before December 15! Pauulu’s Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental JusticeQuito J. Swan African American Intellectual History Society Pauli Murray Book Prize A Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020 Honorable Mention, Organization of American Historians Liberty Legacy … Continue reading Fall 2021 Paperback Releases

Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

“We are now well into this first urban century and the importance of understanding the ecology of cities is ever more apparent. Hansen and Macedo provide a timely, valuable guide for citizens and planners to apply ecological knowledge in the shaping of our cities. Such wisdom is essential for our health and wellbeing as well … Continue reading Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

“In chapters ranging from the Georgia coast to the Caddo area, readers will engage with detailed analyses of motifs and designs, move back and forth between archaeological artifacts and Native American narratives, and gain new perspectives about the use and meanings of objects.”—Mary Beth Trubitt, University of Arkansas  “This volume takes Mississippian imagery studies to … Continue reading New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

Methods, Mounds, and Missions

“A dazzling array of research and ideas inspired by Jerald T. Milanich, doyen of Florida archaeology. Contributions by leading scholars on Weeden Island and later cultures, European contact archaeology, the Glades area, and Seminole archaeology means this important book will find a home on every Florida archaeologist’s bookshelf.”—Ryan Wheeler, coeditor of Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of … Continue reading Methods, Mounds, and Missions

Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

“With its integration of current philosophies of voice, feminist criticism, and queer theory, this collection offers nuanced readings at every turn. The essays acknowledge the classical and ecclesiastical underpinnings of medieval misogyny while insightfully demonstrating how various genres and voices reflected—while undermining—conventional medieval European positions on women.”—Christopher Callahan, cotranslator of Thibaut de Champagne’s Les Chansons, textes … Continue reading Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Song

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

Imperiled Reef

“[An] impassioned study. . . . There is much to savor in Sheehy’s paean to a unique ecosystem.”—Publishers Weekly“Takes us on a fascinating journey through the unfolding crisis on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, and by extension the world’s oceans and climate. Sheehy possesses a deep knowledge of reef biodiversity and the ability to clearly convey … Continue reading Imperiled Reef