Willy Ley

“Beautifully written. Reveals the vicissitudes of an extraordinarily interesting life.”—Michael J. Neufeld, author of Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War “Willy Ley has been a mystery among spaceflight historians ...

An Author’s Response to Charlottesville

I was honored that I could add my voice to something that is not only a national conversation, but an international one.” In the wake of events in Charlottesville last ...

Fall 2017 Exhibit Schedule

UPF will be at these upcoming conferences and book fairs this fall. We’d love to see you there! Southern ​Independent Booksellers Alliance New Orleans, LA September 15-17 Organic Food and ...

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Willy Ley

“Beautifully written. Reveals the vicissitudes of an extraordinarily interesting life.”—Michael J. Neufeld, author of Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War “Willy Ley has been a mystery among spaceflight historians for many years. His role as science writer, advocate, and popularizer is known to many but understood by few. This book unpacks that story.”—Roger D. […]

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An Author’s Response to Charlottesville

I was honored that I could add my voice to something that is not only a national conversation, but an international one.” In the wake of events in Charlottesville last weekend, University Press of Florida author and University of North Carolina at Charlotte history professor Karen Cox was called upon as an expert to comment […]

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Fall 2017 Exhibit Schedule

UPF will be at these upcoming conferences and book fairs this fall. We’d love to see you there! Southern ​Independent Booksellers Alliance New Orleans, LA September 15-17 Organic Food and Farming Summit Gainesville, FL September 17-19 Association for the Study of African American Life and History Cincinnati, OH September 27-October 1 Southeastern Archaeological Conference Tulsa, […]

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Water from Stone

“A research tour de force that seamlessly melds archaeology, geology, ecology, environmental history, and a contemporary conservation ethic. Not only is this volume a must read for scholars interested in Florida’s past, but it is one that deserves to be read by anyone interested in Florida’s threatened environments.”—T. R. Kidder, Director of the Washington University […]

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The Archaeology of American Mining

“Outstanding. Focuses on the material aspects of mining’s past to understand the American experience in this economic culture.”—Donald L. Hardesty, author of Mining Archaeology in the American West: A View from the Silver State  “Artfully synthesizes the complexities of American mining heritage using archaeology’s broad, temporal scale to generate a baseline for documenting, interpreting, and sustainably […]

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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 […]

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The Supreme Court of Florida

“A fascinating judicial study. The importance of the modern high court’s docket is so thoroughly and expertly chronicled in this book: reapportionment, courtroom cameras, personal injury, family law, environmental law, capital punishment, criminal justice, and equal justice under law.”—Thomas E. Baker, coauthor of Appellate Courts: Structures, Functions, Processes, and Personnel   “A highly readable portrait of […]

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Maya E Groups

“Leading archaeologists present the most recent evidence on a complex of architecture, iconography, and artifacts closely linked to the rise of the divine kingships of the an­cient Maya. An important volume for anyone interested in the rise of ancient states.” —Arthur Demarest, author of Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization   “E […]

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New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

“Never has the story of American African colonization been so thoroughly explored.”—Violet Showers Johnson, coauthor of African & American: West Africans in Post–Civil Rights America “Succeeds admirably in putting us back in touch with the diverse sources of support for the American Colonization Society. We learn much about the complex nature of human motivations and about […]

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New Paperback Release: Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

“An extensive overview of the drug trade in the Americas and its impact on politics, economics, and society throughout the region. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice “A first-rate update on the state of the long-fought hemispheric ‘war on drugs.’ It is particularly timely, as the perception that the war is lost and needs to be […]

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