Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2017

Last week, UPF visited Fort Worth, Texas, to attend the 2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We had a fantastic time exhibiting our vast array of books on historical and underwater archaeology, as well as mingling with scholars in the field. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek, authors … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2017

Society for American Archaeology 2016

Last week we displayed new and bestselling archaeology books at the 81st annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, held this year in Orlando. We had a great time meeting with our archaeologist authors and welcoming conference attendees to the Sunshine State! Our booth was packed with books in archaeology and anthropology, and we sold them at special … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2016

March 2016 Paperback Releases

. In Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down author Bill DeYoung tells the story of the worst ship-bridge collision in U.S. history. . . An intimately detailed account of this disaster, its victims and the survivors, the legal aftermath, as well as a complete history of the bridge, … Continue reading March 2016 Paperback Releases

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

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Russell K. Skowronek has received the 2015 California Mission Studies Association Norman Neuerburg Award, given in recognition of outstanding contributions towards the study and preservation of California's missions, presidios, pueblos, and ranchos. Skowronek's recent work, Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California, … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2015

Last weekend UPF director Meredith Babb and acquisitions editor Erika Stevens traveled to Seattle to display books and chat with archaeologists at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s 2015 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. They brought tons of UPF books in historical and maritime archaeology, and the books flew off our tables! Check out some photos taken … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2015

Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2014

Last weekend, UPF director Meredith Babb and editor-at-large Judith Knight traveled up to Greenville, South Carolina for the 2014 meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC). This year’s meeting had record-breaking attendance—and we took record numbers of UPF books with us to display! Between panel sessions and meetings with scholars, we were very busy selling books … Continue reading Southeastern Archaeological Conference 2014