Flora of Florida, Volume IV

Praise for volumes I, II, and III “An invaluable source. . . . Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”—Choice “An extremely valuable reference ...

New Paperback Release: The Generalship of Muhammad

“Impressive. . . . A well-researched and very professional military analysis. Apart from its contribution to the literature of military history and counterinsurgency, it reinforces the credibility of the very ...

Freedom and Resistance

“Brilliant. Puts the Bahamas on the map with Jamaica, Antigua, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone as sites where black refugees who fled the American victory in the War of Independence ...

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Flora of Florida, Volume IV

Praise for volumes I, II, and III “An invaluable source. . . . Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”—Choice “An extremely valuable reference for professional biologists, naturalists, natural resource managers, and plant lovers.”—Economic Botany “A monumental undertaking and a definitive and up-to-date treatise on Florida’s dicotyledons. There is […]

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New Paperback Release: The Generalship of Muhammad

“Impressive. . . . A well-researched and very professional military analysis. Apart from its contribution to the literature of military history and counterinsurgency, it reinforces the credibility of the very detailed early accounts of Muhammad’s life and career.”—H-Net “An excellent analysis of Muhammad as a general, placing his battles within the context of military history, […]

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Freedom and Resistance

“Brilliant. Puts the Bahamas on the map with Jamaica, Antigua, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone as sites where black refugees who fled the American victory in the War of Independence added mightily to the economy and religious life in their new homes.”—John Saillant, author of Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel […]

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Ornamental Palm Horticulture, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition “Avid recreational gardeners, designers, and nursery professionals who enjoy growing dramatic ornamental palms will welcome this comprehensive manual comprising palm biology, propagation techniques, cultural requirements, and overall care.”—Booklist “A valuable resource for commercial producers, landscapers, palm enthusiasts, and homeowners.”—Florida Gardening “Especially good on pests, diseases and nutritional needs. . . […]

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The Paradox of Paternalism

“An exciting study that reveals the complexity of women’s multiple political projects, as well as the importance of feminism–widely defined–as a powerful political force.”—Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney, author of The Politics of Motherhood “An engaging overview of the role played by women in supporting and contesting authoritarian regimes in the twentieth-century Dominican Republic.”—Nicola Foote, coeditor […]

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Home Front

“A powerful book; a tale of heroism, volunteerism, and sacrifice.”—Gary R. Mormino, author of Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida “Personal anecdotes humanize the narrative and add a poignant impact. The use of newspaper editorials also provides an understanding of how North Carolinians responded to the war.”—Melton A. McLaurin, […]

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Books for Moms, Dads, and Grads

Find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or graduation with University Press of Florida’s Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale! Visit upress.ufl.edu and order by June 18, 2017 to receive 20–40% off your order and discount shipping. Use code MDG17 at checkout. You can also place your order by calling 800.226.3822. Sale ends June […]

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2017 Word of South Festival

We recently traveled to Tallahassee, Florida to attend the annual Word of South Festival! We had a great time exhibiting our wide range of books in literature, history, art, gardening, outdoor activities, cooking, and much more at the weekend-long fair. Some of our authors who have won Florida Book Awards were featured speakers at the festival, including Gary Monroe, author of E. G. […]

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Bones of Complexity

“Provides data and information that can be used for comparative analysis and as a foundation for further exploration. Inviting research from various geographic, cultural, and temporal locales from around the globe, the editors present a complex snapshot of the past.”—Anne L. Grauer, editor of A Companion to Paleopathology “This cohesive collection of empirically based studies […]

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April 2017 Paperback Releases

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy: From American Slave to Arctic Hero  by Dennis L. Noble and Truman R. Strobridge United States Maritime Literature Award “The definitive biography.”—Naval History “A remarkably complete, compelling story of an incredibly complex individual.”—Alaska History  “Engrossing and well-written book. . . . It can be read simply as a tale of […]

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