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Society for American Archaeology 2015

Last week, director Meredith Morris-Babb and our office manager Cindy Laukert traveled to San Francisco to take part in the Society for American Archeology’s 80th annual meeting! We displayed a ton of ...

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James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

NEW! James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination by Michael Patrick Gillespie “As Gillespie combines national, geographical, and historical contexts with close readings of Joyce’s works, the theme of exile takes ...

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Guest Post: Where in the World Does Your Food Come From?

Special guest post by Amanda Harris, author of Fruits of Eden . Throughout his life, David Fairchild was America’s best-known plant explorer. He and a small group of other dedicated ...

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UPF Booth at SAA

Society for American Archaeology 2015

Last week, director Meredith Morris-Babb and our office manager Cindy Laukert traveled to San Francisco to take part in the Society for American Archeology’s 80th annual meeting! We displayed a ton of archaeology and anthropology books at our booth. If you want to see at all of the books we displayed, we’ve created a virtual booth. You can even […]

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James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination

NEW! James Joyce and the Exilic Imagination by Michael Patrick Gillespie “As Gillespie combines national, geographical, and historical contexts with close readings of Joyce’s works, the theme of exile takes on unexpected nuances.”—Margot Norris, editor of Dubliners “Casts significant new light on Joyce’s writings.”—John Paul Riquelme, editor of A Portrait of the Artist as a […]

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Guest Post: Where in the World Does Your Food Come From?

Special guest post by Amanda Harris, author of Fruits of Eden . Throughout his life, David Fairchild was America’s best-known plant explorer. He and a small group of other dedicated botanists, who each loved eating and traveling and swapping adventure stories, helped to transform American food. When they started their work at the end of […]

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Fruits of Eden

Many Americans might be surprised to learn that some of their favorite foods are not native to North America, but were introduced a hundred years ago by one devoted group of explorers. Fruits of Eden: David Fairchild and America’s Plant Hunters, which we are publishing this week, tells the little-known story of the botanical expeditions that revolutionized […]

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Word of South Festival

Last weekend we brought UPF books to Tallahassee to participate in the first annual Word of South Festival of Literature and Music. Despite a formidable weather forecast, fairgoers braved the rain and browsed our selection of books on Florida history, culture, gardening, photography, art, food, and outdoor adventure. Thanks to everyone who came by and […]

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New Paperback Releases in Dance, Sports, and Music

. On Technique  by Dean Speer “Presents a well-rounded cast of respected teachers….By allowing contradictions to exist amongst the various viewpoints, Speer lets readers decide which methods work best for their teaching practices.”—Dance Teacher  “Provides marvelous insights into the careers and teaching philosophies of 18 respected dance professionals….Essential.”—Choice On Technique provides a fascinating look into […]

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UF and UPF launch digital book series to tell UF’s best research stories

UF and UPF launch digital book series to tell UF’s best research stories For immediate release April 15, 2015 Gainesville, Fla.—Tomatoes, viruses and voting. The common theme? They’re all subjects of a series of digital books University Press of Florida and the University of Florida are launching today to tell the most compelling stories behind […]

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The Minibook of Minigolf

Remember when the ball soared off onto another hole, or smacked the arm of the windmill, or when you got that tricky hole-in-one? Was it Pirate’s Cove? Hillbilly Golf? Goofy Golf? For many families, memorable moments have been made at the wacky and wonderful miniature golf courses found at vacation spots throughout America. Miniature golf […]

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Recent Award Winners

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Two of our books received awards from the Florida Historical Society. Thomas Graham has received the 2015 Charlton Tebeau Award from the FHS for Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine. The award is given to honor a general-interest book on a Florida history topic. Graham’s […]

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Author Gary Mormino Wins Florida Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Mormino, author of the iconic Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams, has won the Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing from the Florida Humanities Council for his “distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians.” Mormino joined the faculty of the University of South Florida in 1977. He is the co-founder of the Florida […]

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