Florida Landscapes by UPF Staff

This month at the University Press of Florida, we decided to reconnect with our artistic sides and the beautiful state we call home. Inspired by the “otherworldly” colors of Florida sunsets ...

New GATORBYTE: The Diabetes Epidemic

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become ...

We Will Always Be Here

“The Southeastern Indian people found their voices in this work. They are alive and well–still on their land!”–Hiram F. Gregory, coauthor of The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 ...

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Florida Landscapes by UPF Staff

This month at the University Press of Florida, we decided to reconnect with our artistic sides and the beautiful state we call home. Inspired by the “otherworldly” colors of Florida sunsets and landscapes in our new book E. G. Barnhill, staff members here at the press tried their hands—and brushes—at some watercolor fun. Our painting session included […]

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New GATORBYTE: The Diabetes Epidemic

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF […]

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We Will Always Be Here

“The Southeastern Indian people found their voices in this work. They are alive and well–still on their land!”–Hiram F. Gregory, coauthor of The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present “This collection fills a major void in our understanding of recent southern history by offering a wide-ranging selection of southern Indians a […]

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Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale

Visit http://www.upf.com for big discounts on ALL University Press of Florida books in our Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale! Order before June 19 with code MDG16 to receive 20-40% off your order plus $1 per book shipping. You can also place your order by calling 800.226.3822. All orders will receive a FREE “color your own Florida landscape” […]

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New GATORBYTE: When the Seas Rise

The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF […]

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Seams of Empire

“A truly excellent contribution that unearths new and largely unknown evidence about relationships between Puerto Ricans and African-Americans and white Americans in the continental United States and Puerto Rico. Alamo-Pastrana revises how race is to be studied and understood across national, cultural, colonial, and hierarchical cultural relations.”–Zaire Zenit Dinzey-Flores, author of Locked In, Locked Out: […]

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Spring Review Roundup

Our books are blossoming with praise and positive reviews this spring! Enjoy just a few highlights from this season below.   Saving Florida: Women’s Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century  By Leslie Kemp Poole “Makes significant contributions to the broader fields of American history and environmental history by continually placing the actions of […]

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Music Everywhere Q&A with Marty Jourard

We talked to Music Everywhere author Marty Jourard about his thoughts on the Gainesville music scene, his musical career and influences, and what inspired him to write his book. What was living in Gainesville in the ’60s and ’70s like for you? It was a musical paradise, more or less. My musical education grew from listening to […]

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American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2016

UPF recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the 2016 American Association of Physical Anthropologists 85th Annual Meeting. We had a wonderful time meeting and talking to the many scholars working in the the field of physical anthropology! The event was a huge success, with much of AAPA’s large membership base in attendance. Our booth was packed with UPF’s diverse selection of new […]

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Black Well-Being

“An innovative interpretation of antebellum black literature as well as a timely contribution to the growing body of scholarship on health and the black body in slavery and freedom.”–Erica L. Ball, author of To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class “Engages productively with discourses of identity and subjectivity, the […]

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