Coconuts and Collards

"Diaz grew up shuttled between Puerto Rico and Atlanta, and her appreciation for both cultures and their rich culinary histories is showcased in this delightful collection of Puerto Rican comfort food recipes. . . . Alongside the recipes, Diaz also shares stories from her family history, an often tumultuous one grounded by memories of food prepared … Continue reading Coconuts and Collards

American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2016

UPF recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the 2016 American Association of Physical Anthropologists 85th Annual Meeting. We had a wonderful time meeting and talking to the many scholars working in the the field of physical anthropology! The event was a huge success, with much of AAPA's large membership base in attendance. Our booth was packed with UPF's diverse selection of new … Continue reading American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2016

Mary Edwards Bryan

“Sheds new light on one of the nineteenth century South’s most accomplished yet understudied writers. Brown and River’s study of Mary Edwards Bryan presents some of her best writings within the context of her time.”—James M. Denham, coeditor of Echoes from a Distant Frontier: The Brown Sisters’ Correspondence from Antebellum Florida “A lost writer of … Continue reading Mary Edwards Bryan

Sale on Books in African American Studies

Last week two of our acquisitions staff members, Sian Hunter and Stephanye Hunter, traveled to Atlanta, GA to display new UPF books in African American studies and to meet with scholars at the centennial meeting and conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. We’re offering special discounts on the books we took to the meeting, … Continue reading Sale on Books in African American Studies