Borderland Narratives

“Breathes new life into the borderlands debate by reinforcing that ‘borderlands’ are more than mere locations—they are also imagined spaces and metaphorical tools with which scholars can explore the commonalities of human experiences across time and place.”—Kristo fer Ray, author of Middle Tennessee, 1775–1825: Progress and Popular Democracy on the Southwestern Frontier “Offers a wide-ranging … Continue reading Borderland Narratives

Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Need a last-minute recipe for Thanksgiving? Try succotash from our new cookbook, Norman Van Aken's Florida Kitchen! UPF publicist and rights manager Samantha Zaboski decided to try her hand at cooking this exciting dish. Here's why Samantha chose this recipe: I love recipes that include a variety of flavors, especially with vegetables and beans. I often can't … Continue reading Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Recipe: Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Get ready for Thanksgiving with this recipe from our newest cookbook, Norman Van Aken's Florida Kitchen! Sian Hunter, UPF senior acquisitions editor, prepared for the holidays by making Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach. Here’s why Sian chose this recipe: Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, but at some point during the Weekend of … Continue reading Recipe: Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space

“Provides new insights into how enslaved and freed Africans in the New World navigated racialized landscapes while honoring the memories of their dead.”—Laurie A. Wilkie, coauthor of Sampling Many Pots: An Archaeology of Memory and Tradition at a Bahamian Plantation “Turner’s unique hybrid approach makes this book a valuable resource in the study of the … Continue reading Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space

War Owl Falling

“Offers a unique and important perspective on Classic Maya society through the lens of innovation. Eberl’s work is richly grounded in a multidisciplinary approach that weaves archaeological data with epigraphy, iconography, and comparative social theory.”—Andrew K. Scherer, author of Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul “The first sustained account of … Continue reading War Owl Falling

Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2017

Last week UPF traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the Southeastern Archaeological Conference. We had a great time showcasing our new and bestselling southeastern archaeology books and meeting with scholars in the field. Several of our authors stopped by to visit our booth.     Randy Daniel, coauthor of Harney Flats: A Florida Paleoindian Site . . Jerry … Continue reading Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2017