Last weekend, UPF traveled to THREE different cities across Florida to display our diverse collection of books! We had staff in Daytona Beach for the Florida Native Plant Society conference, Orlando for the Florida Historical Society meeting, and Jupiter for the Florida Anthropological Society meeting. In Daytona Beach, we had a great time meeting gardening and botany enthusiasts from all across Florida. There … Continue reading A Weekend of Florida History, Anthropology, and Gardening
The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens by James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines won the 2015 Florida Authors & Publishers Association President’s Book Award for the 'Home & Garden' category. This book provides practical, ecologically sound advice for creating landscapes that will appeal to … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins
"A sophisticated application of landscape thought to a recently crafted archaeological record of the St. Johns River."–Cheryl Claassen, author of Feasting with Shellfish in the Southern Ohio Valley: Archaic Sacred Sites and Rituals "Changes the way archaeologists conceptualize the dynamic relationships between hunter-gatherers and cultural landscapes in Native North America. Anybody interested in hunter-gatherer societies, … Continue reading Constructing Histories
Last week our director, Meredith Morris-Babb, traveled to St. Louis to take part in the 84th Annual AAPA meeting, connect with scholars, and display UPF's wide collection of physical anthropology books! Our booth featured over 30 different titles from a varied group of archaeologists and anthropologists. If you missed the booth in person, you can see … Continue reading American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2015
We are pleased to announce the publication of four brand-new books in literature and archaeology: The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention by Sonja Stephenson Watson Fresh from the printer, this book was a huge success at the University of Florida’s Conference of the Center for Latin American Studies … Continue reading New books for April!