Writing the New World

“A lucid, forceful, and beautifully written study of faith, nature, and politics in the early modern Hispanic monarchy. This is an important book that urges political philosophy to deal more squarely with empire’s complicated historical relationship to ecology and knowledge.”—John Slater, author of Todos son hojas: Literatura e Historia Natural en el Barroco español   … Continue reading Writing the New World

More Free Classics Now Available in Open Books Series

The LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the University of Florida Press and the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, launched the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series this past November. This series makes available for free 39 classic out of print books on the region under an Open Access model. It is funded by the … Continue reading More Free Classics Now Available in Open Books Series

New Open Books Series Offers Free Classic Works on Florida and the Caribbean

The LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the University of Florida Press and the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, is proud to announce the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series. This series makes available for free 39 classic out of print books on the region under an Open Access model. It is funded by … Continue reading New Open Books Series Offers Free Classic Works on Florida and the Caribbean

Q&A with Digital Scholarship Librarian Laurie Taylor on New Open Books Series

It’s University Press Week! This year’s theme for UP Week is #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters, chosen by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). We are proud to be a part of the AAUP, an organization of nonprofit publishers whose members strive to advance scholarship through their offerings. Today we’re participating in a blog tour that’s … Continue reading Q&A with Digital Scholarship Librarian Laurie Taylor on New Open Books Series