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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

You have the same problem every holiday season:  What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and ...

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Recalling Deeds Immortal

Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske One hundred and fifty years ago, Florida was shaken by battle, blockade, economic deprivation, ...

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Florida Highwaymen: A History

In 1960s Ft. Pierce, Florida, a group of 26 self-taught African-American artists sold their 24” x 36” Upson board paintings out of their car trunks. Even without a name for ...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

You have the same problem every holiday season:  What do you get the person who has everything? Why, books of course. And no matter how many books your friends and family own, chances are they haven’t yet seen our newest titles. Why not surprise them with a book that complements a gift they loved last […]

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Recalling Deeds Immortal

Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske One hundred and fifty years ago, Florida was shaken by battle, blockade, economic deprivation, and the death of native sons both within and far outside its borders. Today, tributes to the valor and sacrifice of Florida’s soldiers, sailors, and […]

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Al Black painting in backyard

Florida Highwaymen: A History

In 1960s Ft. Pierce, Florida, a group of 26 self-taught African-American artists sold their 24” x 36” Upson board paintings out of their car trunks. Even without a name for themselves, they made a living by painting landscapes in their backyards and selling them on the highway. Only decades later, in 1994, did these painters […]

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Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! For The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World, Nathaniel Millett has received two new awards: the Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award in the field of history and the Gulf South Historical Association Michael V.R. […]

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Revolutionary Cuba

“A remarkable achievement. The most comprehensive, synthetic, and systematic appraisal of the Cuban Revolution to date.”—Jorge Duany, author of Blurred Borders “Passionate and balanced, Luis Martínez-Fernández guides the reader expertly through the seemingly endless twists, turns, and detours of the Cuban Revolution.”—Gustavo Pérez Firmat, author of Life on the Hyphen Revolutionary Cuba is the first […]

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Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic, Third Edition

“An extremely valuable book.”—Florida Times-Union “An indispensable book that covers more than 400 Florida trees and plants.”—Miami Herald “A must-have guide.”—South Florida Sun-Sentinel “This [book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years….Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region.”—Florida […]

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When Tobacco Was King

When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont Evan P. Bennett In When Tobacco Was King, Evan Bennett examines the agriculture of tobacco, the South’s original staple crop. Advances in technology and shifts in labor and farming policy have altered the way of life for tobacco farmers, but rather than putting an […]

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Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens

Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines Drawing on their many years of creating bird habitats in South Florida, James Kushlan and Kirsten Hines offer practical, ecologically sound advice for creating gardens that will provide fruit, flowers, insects, and shelter for birds throughout the year. Attracting Birds to South Florida […]

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Mango

We are proud to present a brand-new book by MIAMI Magazine dining critic Jen Karetnick! Mango is a culinary tour of all things mango, featuring recipes from Allen Susser, Michelle Bernstein, Andrea Curto-Randazzo, Douglas Rodriguez, and other celebrated Miami chefs. The book was inspired by a historic Miami Shores property known as Mango House. Built in the […]

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Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen

Today we proudly publish Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen by fine arts professor and photographer Gary Monroe. His new book features color plates of Mary Ann Carroll’s most famous landscape paintings and tells the never-before-told story of her hard-fought journey to provide for her family and make a name for herself in a man’s world. Carroll […]

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