Black beans and vice in Florida’s Cigar City “This rollicking ride through Tampa history captures the flavor of the city through the stories of some of its most colorful and legendary people and places. From bootleggers and jook joints to labor strikes and sit-ins, this is social history at its finest.”—Janine Farver, former executive director, … Continue reading From Saloons to Steak Houses
Backroads of Paradise
"A handy road companion for any tourist, newcomer, or longtime Floridian who wants to get off the beaten path and travel back in time."--Bobby Braddock, Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter "In staccato bursts of frenzy and passion, Salustri has written a modern love story affirming her tangled relationship with the Sunshine State. Retracing the … Continue reading Backroads of Paradise
Africa in Florida – Now in Paperback
In celebration of Black History Month, Africa in Florida and other titles are discounted. Use code BHM15 to take advantage of the sale. Filled with vibrant images of African beadwork, posters, drums, clothing, maps, and Seminoles, Africa in Florida: Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State offers readers a glimpse into the culture that has influenced not … Continue reading Africa in Florida – Now in Paperback
UPF on YouTube
UPF is on YouTube! Here's our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/UnivPressofFlorida Visit now to watch videos from the La Florida Symposium, a Quincentennial event featuring distinguished speakers such as Dr. Michael Gannon, on Florida culture and history. You also won't want to miss the lovely video of author Carolyn Merritt's launch party for Tango Nuevo (hint: there's dancing)!