The Rosewood Massacre

“An innovative, forward-thinking, and sensitive account. The use of multiple lines of evidence, combined with a strong GIS component, significantly advances knowledge about racially motivated violence and speaks directly to cultural resilience in the face of power and domination.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America   “González-Tennant’s original … Continue reading The Rosewood Massacre

Haiti: A Reading List

In the wake of President Trump’s recent comments regarding immigrants to the United States from Haiti, we’ve curated a list of our books about Haiti’s deep history and rich cultural heritage. Soundly researched and well written, these books provide an opportunity for readers everywhere to learn about the true nature of the Caribbean nation that … Continue reading Haiti: A Reading List

Furiously Funny

"An important and timely expansion of American racial discourse. Tucker’s demonstration of how the comic is not (just) funny and how rage is not (just) destructive is a welcome reminder that willful injustice merits irreverent scorn. "—Derek c. Maus, coeditor of Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights   "Adroitly explores how comic rage is a … Continue reading Furiously Funny

Geology of the Florida Keys

"A compelling narrative that weaves fascinating historical personalities and periods with the geological characteristics of the Florida Keys into a colorful tapestry. A fun, interesting, and informative read!"—Eugene C. Rankey, University of Kansas "A joy to read from two of the most prominent geologists who have worked for the better part of their careers in … Continue reading Geology of the Florida Keys

Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2018

Last week UPF traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 2018 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, hosted by the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). We had a great time showcasing our new and bestselling archaeology books and meeting with scholars in the field. Join us in congratulating Martha A. Zierden and Elizabeth J. Reitz, coauthors … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2018

American Historical Association 2018

UPF attended the 2018 American Historical Association (AHA) conference last week in Washington, D.C. Despite the winter storm that left snow and ice across the Northeast, we displayed our new and bestselling history books and met with scholars in the field. Here are some of the books featured in our AHA history sale. View all … Continue reading American Historical Association 2018

Our Spring 2018 Catalog is Now Available

Dear Reader, Our Spring/Summer 2018 catalog is now available! Take a look at the exciting books coming soon from UPF:   http://issuu.com/upflorida/docs/spring2018catalog?e=5528339/56193664 The cover images are from Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South. Other highlights from the forthcoming season include an up-close view of the Cuban refugee crisis that shocked the … Continue reading Our Spring 2018 Catalog is Now Available