In Memory of Mary Ann Carroll

By Gary Monroe, author of Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen Mary Ann Carroll moved to Fort Pierce, Florida, from Wrightsville, Georgia, in the late 1940s, where she met and married James Brady Carroll. They established Piney Grove Primitive Baptist church. Mary Ann Carroll ran the church as secretary, choir director, usher, board … Continue reading In Memory of Mary Ann Carroll

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS!Craig Pittman has been named the 2020 Literary Legend by the Florida Heritage Book Festival. Pittman's books include The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid, Manatee Insanity: Inside the War over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species, and … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Intern Guest Post: “The World to Come” Artists Imagine Futures from Ruins

Written by Melissa Nunez ,  Marketing intern at the University Press of Florida While looking at The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene, I realized how my work as an artist can relate to some of the ideas that were brought up by curator Kerry Oliver-Smith. Distributed by the University Press of Florida, … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: “The World to Come” Artists Imagine Futures from Ruins

Wild Capital

“Amasses a wealth of information pertaining to an urgent topic—how can modern humans co-exist with wildlife and their ecosystems in a sustainable manner?”—Roger L. Reep, coauthor of The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation “In Wild Capital, Jones offers us a compelling and easily understood way to change how we value wildlife and wild lands. I encourage … Continue reading Wild Capital

Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

“This excellent book is an imaginative and innovative consideration of the history and materiality of monumental architecture and community at Parchman Place. Essential reading for scholars and students of the archaeology of the Mississippian Southeast.”—Christopher B. Rodning, coeditor of Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site “This … Continue reading Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

“This wide-ranging volume provides a fresh, innovative contribution to pre-contact and contact-era studies in the southeastern United States.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Provides a thought-provoking synthesis of changes in native landscapes of the Southeast in the colonial era, from selective micro-histories to large-scale regional and even … Continue reading The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

$5 Books for the Holidays

These $5 deals from University Press of Florida make great stocking stuffers. Use code XM19 for $5 prices, $1 per book shipping, and a free tote bag while supplies last. The Mojito Heather McPherson Paperback $12.95 $5.00 Seminole Indian Recipes Joyce LaFray Paperback $8.95 $5.00 100% Pure Florida Fiction Edited by Susan Hubbard and Robley Wilson Paperback $16.95 $5.00 Everyday Adventures: … Continue reading $5 Books for the Holidays