Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA PROUDLY PRESENTS OUR MOST RECENT AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND AUTHORS! NASA and the Long Civil Rights MovementEdited by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award Examining the ways in which NASA’s goal of space exploration both conflicted and aligned with the cause of racial equality, … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

Update from the Editor: SAA 2020

Meredith Morris-Babb, University Press of Florida acquisitions editor for archaeology, shares her thoughts on the cancellations of this season's archaeology meetings and introduces the new and exciting archaeology titles in our SAA virtual booth. SAA 2020: The Conference that Wasn't This year I had planned on back-to-back archaeology conferences—AAPA in Los Angeles and the next … Continue reading Update from the Editor: SAA 2020

Society for American Archaeology 2019

Last weekend, we traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to attend the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting. We brought our new and bestselling archaeology and anthropology books with us, and it was great to meet with everyone who stopped by our booth! Thanks to our authors who visited us at SAA: Jane Eva Baxter, author … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2019

Society for American Archaeology 2018

We visited Washington, D.C., last week to attend the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting. We had a great time displaying our archaeology books and meeting with everyone who visited us at our booth, including several of our authors:    M. Kathryn Brown and George J. Bey III, coeditors of Pathways to Complexity: A View from … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2018

UPF on the Road: A Look at Our 2016–2017 Exhibit Season

Last year, we traveled across the U.S. and Canada to display our books at conferences and book fairs. Join us in looking back over this past year of exhibits! We started off the 2016–2017 exhibit season with the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance at Savannah, Georgia in September 2016. In October we went to the annual meeting … Continue reading UPF on the Road: A Look at Our 2016–2017 Exhibit Season

Society for American Archaeology 2017 Sale!

Visit our Society for American Archaeology virtual booth to browse new and bestselling books in archaeology. Use code SAA17 at checkout to receive discounts up to 60% and free shipping on orders over $50. The special conference discount is good through May 19th! In early April we visited Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Society for American Archaeology 2017 … Continue reading Society for American Archaeology 2017 Sale!

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

International Archaeology Day 2015

Every year, the Archaeological Institute of America hosts International Archaeology Day to spread the word about the excitement of archaeology to the public. "Archaeology is not well understood," says the AIA. "In 1999, 85% of American adults thought that archaeologists studied dinosaurs." In fact, archaeologists study the material record of the human past—from examining trash heaps and … Continue reading International Archaeology Day 2015

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

"Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya planned and built their beautiful cities. It will become both a handbook and a source of ideas for other archaeologists for years to come."—George J. Bey III, coauthor of Twin … Continue reading Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands