Praise for the previous edition: “A major new history.”—Miami Herald “A jewel.”—Tallahassee Democrat “The standard reference.”—Orlando Sentinel “Florida is as much a state of mind as it is a slice of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. … Florida could become a place of civic texture if we understand its … Continue reading Now in Paper: The History of Florida
This winter brought with it much praise for UPF books and authors! Here are some highlights from reviews our books recently received. Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League By César Brioso “Conjures a colorful era of baseball that predated big-money sports.”—Foreign Affairs Embracing Cuba By Byron Motley … Continue reading Winter Review Roundup
Check out some highlights from reviews UPF books have received this past month! Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida by Andrew Furman “Furman charms his audience. . . . The writings are enlightening, even captivating.”—Library Journal Miami for Families: A Vacation Guide for Parents and Kids by Laura Albritton “I was at … Continue reading Review Roundup: April 2014
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)!
LA FLORIDA A VIVA FLORIDA 500 SPECIAL EVENT! JOIN US ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6 On Saturday, April 6, coinciding with the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival on Florida’s east coast, University Press of Florida (UPF) welcomes the public to attend La Florida, a commemorative symposium considering the world, culture and environment encountered … Continue reading The Land Ponce de Leon Found: La Florida Symposium Celebrates State’s 500th Anniversary