In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

We are saddened to share the news that Jerry Uelsmann, University Press of Florida author, University of Florida emeritus photography professor, and groundbreaking surrealist photo artist, has passed away at age 87.Uelsmann pioneered darkroom techniques for layering film negatives to create absorbing and otherworldly black-and-white photomontages. His many photo collections published with the University Press … Continue reading In Memory of Jerry Uelsmann

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

American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

“Hutchinson effectively combines information and perspectives from multiple fields to escort the reader through the development of American health care from its vernacular, home-based beginnings to the formal, highly technical science of today. This wide-ranging book provides useful insights on the continually changing nature of health care, medicine, and well-being in the United States and … Continue reading American Health and Wellness in Archaeology and History

Staff Promotions, Changes, and New Hires

The University Press of Florida (UPF) is pleased to announce promotions, staffing changes, and new hires in several departments. In UPF's Acquisitions Department, Stephanye Hunter has been promoted to editor-in-chief. Prior to this promotion, Hunter served as interim editor-in-chief at UPF for nearly two years and as acquisitions editor since 2015, acquiring titles in Latin … Continue reading Staff Promotions, Changes, and New Hires

Presidios of Spanish West Florida

“Using extensive archaeological, historic, and archival data, Bense summarizes and integrates the data collected into a synthesis of how and where Spain first occupied and used the Pensacola area. Relevant for anyone interested in the long-term process of colonization and ethnogenesis. A superb example of how the public can be integrated into a long-term archaeological … Continue reading Presidios of Spanish West Florida

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the African American Intellectual History Society

This year's AAIHS conference is being held virtually. Our virtual booth is open through May 31, 2022 and offers great deals on our African American studies books. Use code AAIH22 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View All Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights from this year's exhibit. Moderator: … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the African American Intellectual History Society

Women’s History Month 2022

Celebrate Women’s History Month with our collection of books that highlight the lives and accomplishments of women throughout history. This year we're highlighting a Black Studies pioneer, a trailblazing journalist, public health nurses in the American South, and more.View books here and use code WHM22 for discount prices through March 31, 2022. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey A Modern-Day Race Woman … Continue reading Women’s History Month 2022

Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Meet the author at these upcoming events!March 3, 7:00 p.m. | Midtown Reader, Tallahassee, FL | More infoMarch 9, 7:00 p.m. | Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL | More infoApril 9 | Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL | More info “A beautifully imagined, carefully researched, and masterfully edited oral history. Readers will share the struggles of those who made the … Continue reading Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the National Council for Black Studies

This year's NCBS conference is being held virtually. Our virtual booth is open through May 31, 2022 and offers great deals on our Black studies titles. Use code NCBS22 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights from this year's exhibit  Want to use … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the National Council for Black Studies