Dark and Deep: Encountering the Cold War through Archaeology

Written by Todd A. Hanson, author of The Archaeology of the Cold War . It was a late November in St. Paul, Minnesota. Under a snow-dusted suburban backyard, in the darkness of a former Cold War fallout shelter, I stood ankle-deep in ice-cold water. The water was slowly soaking through my hiking boots and wicking its … Continue reading Dark and Deep: Encountering the Cold War through Archaeology

The Archaeology of the Cold War

"A long overdue book that highlights issues of memory, scholarship, and the role of the archaeologist as part of a larger move to address the Cold War as a defining and significant period in human history."--James P. Delgado, author of Silent Killers: Submarines and Underwater Warfare "An important contribution to the growing number of archaeological … Continue reading The Archaeology of the Cold War

2016 SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

This past weekend, our director Meredith Morris-Babb and acquisitions editor Shannon McCarthy traveled to Washington, DC, to showcase our latest and bestselling historical archaeology titles at the Society for Historical Archaeology 2016 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We sold out of dozens of books at the conference, and our latest releases were particularly popular. As always, many … Continue reading 2016 SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Pieces of Eight

Expanding on the widely successful X Marks the Spot, Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy edited by Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek explores the newest findings in the maritime archaeology of piracy. This new archaeology title sold out fast at this week's Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, but you … Continue reading Pieces of Eight

The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis, Revised Edition

“Compelling new evidence, careful documentation, and an artfully woven narrative make The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis a path-breaking book for sociocultural scholars as well as for general readers interested in the politics of identity, ethnicity, gender, and the colonial and U.S. Western history.”—Transforming Anthropology “Voss’s lucid explanations of method and theory make the book accessible to … Continue reading The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis, Revised Edition

Happy National Anthropology Day!

We're wishing all of the anthropologists and anthropology enthusiasts out there a Happy National Anthropology Day! In celebration, we're discounting our recent and bestselling anthropology titles up to 60%. Check out all of the discounted titles at http://www.upf.com/anth15 and use code ANTH15 at checkout for one week only. Praise for Recent Anthropology Titles Negotiated Settlements: Andean … Continue reading Happy National Anthropology Day!

UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

We are proud to present three milestone works in archaeology, just released from University Press of Florida:   The Archaeology of American Cities by Nan A. Rothschild and Diana diZerega Wall “Unrivaled in scope. An essential work for urban historical archaeologists.” —Adrian Praetzellis, author of Dug to Death At the leading edge of Urban archaeology, an … Continue reading UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

New books for April!

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!